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Citizenship in Britain A History by Derek Heater

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Published by Edinburgh University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Law,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • British Isles,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Civil Rights

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7964296M
ISBN 100748622268
ISBN 109780748622269

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This book presents the first major empirical study of citizenship in Britain, comprising surveys of political participation and voluntary activities, and of the beliefs and values which underpin : Charles Pattie, Patrick Seyd, Paul Whiteley. Book Description: An historical introduction to the varieties of citizenship in Britain, starting in the Middle Ages and bringing the story right up to the present day. Both the status and understanding of citizenship in practice and the theoretical and advisory writings on the subject are introduced, and their inter-relationships are explored. Book Description. Citizenship and Gender in Britain, – explores the history of citizenship in Britain during a period when admission to the political community was commonly thought about in terms of gender.. Between the Glorious Revolution of and the Equal Franchise Act of the key question in British politics was what sorts of men – and subsequently women – . An historical introduction to the varieties of citizenship in Britain, starting in the Middle Ages and bringing the story right up to the present the status and understanding of citizenship in practice and the theoretical and advisory writings on the subject are introduced, and their inter-relationships are by:

  - ;In this ground-breaking book, the author draws extensively on archival material and theortical advances in the social science literature. Citizenship and Immigration in Post-war Britain examines the transformation since of the UK from a . Whitewashing Britain extends this analysis to contemporary issues, such as the fierce engagement in the Falklands War and the curtailment of citizenship options for residents of Hong Kong. Paul finds the politics of citizenship in contemporary Britain still haunted by a mixture of imperial, economic, and demographic by: Book Description. Citizenship in Modern Britain is a readable text that examines citizenship from a social science perspective. The subject matter has been divided into three sections,corresponding to each of the AQA AS Level modules. This important and well-argued book provides the best-documented account so far of the evolution of British immigration and citizenship policy since the Second World War. * Richard Thurlow, Times Literary Supplement * Hansen has produced an immensely important book, which no historian of race and immigration will be able to ignore.

Policy and Research on Citizenship Education in the United Kingdom (–): /ch This chapter explores citizenship education in the United Kingdom with a particular focus on the major policy and research trends of the last 20 yearsAuthor: Edda Sant, David Menendez Alvarez-Hevia. Whitewashing Britain extends this analysis to contemporary issues, such as the fierce engagement in the Falklands War and the curtailment of citizenship options for residents of Hong Kong. Paul finds the politics of citizenship in contemporary Britain still haunted by a mixture of imperial, economic, and demographic imperatives.5/5(1). Citizenship, relationship between an individual and a state to which the individual owes allegiance and in turn is entitled to its protection. Citizenship implies the status of freedom with accompanying responsibilities. Citizens have certain rights, duties, and responsibilities that are denied or only partially extended to aliens and other noncitizens residing in a country. Kathleen Paul challenges the usual explanation for the racism of post-war British policy. According to standard historiography, British public opinion forced the Conservative government to introduce legislation stemming the flow of dark-skinned immigrants and thereby altering an expansive nationality policy that had previously allowed all British subjects free entry into/5(23).