By Judith Vega,Pieter Boele van Hensbroek

Cultural citizenship is a lately constructed idea in discussions on multicultural society, the media society, consumerism, and political concept. It addresses many of the ways that citizenship is changing into combined up with tradition, both via globalisation approaches (involving new cultural identities, immigrations, tradition industries) or through more and more way of life orientated different types of motion. within the face of those demanding situations, the great previous idea of citizenship turns out wanting a few advice.
This booklet takes a clean examine cultural citizenship by means of exploring it from political-philosophical angles. It seeks to increase explicitly normative views at the current debates round tradition. What do the unconventional nationwide and international constellations suggest with admire to inclusion and exclusion, participation and marginalisation, political rights and ‘mere’ cultural practices? in addition, this volume’s authors goal to improve notions of cultural citizenship past the liberal political paradigm that affiliates it with ‘cultural rights’, ‘cultural capital’ or the ‘consumer-citizen’. They have interaction the idea that to re-think politics in either its meanings of citizenship practices and governance practices vis-à-vis voters. The authors handle a number pertinent concerns, exploring historic in addition to present-day understandings, and theoretical in addition to coverage purposes of the thought of cultural citizenship.

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