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How do concepts of citizenship vary between nation-state? How does globalisation impact on these concepts?

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How do concepts of citizenship vary between nation-state? How does globalisation impact on these concepts? Citizenship is a relationship between the individual and the state in which the two are bound together by reciprocal rights and duties. Citizens differ from subjects and aliens in that they are full members of their political community or state by virtue of their possession of basic rights. ...read more.

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In the later case, the nation-state is a principle, or ideal type, reflected in Mazzini's goal: 'every nation a state, only one state for the entire nation'. This acknowledges that no modern state is, or can be, culturally homogeneous. There are two contrasting views of the nation-state. For liberals and most socialist, the nation-state is largely fashioned out of civic loyalties and allegiances. ...read more.

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The state passes a monopoly of jurisdiction over the territory of the society. It's presumed that especially economic ands social class, but also politics, culture, gender and so on, are societally structured. In combination such relation constitutes the social structure in terms of which the life-chance of each member of that society are organised and regulated. And through interdependence with each other, all such societies are constituted as self-regulating entities significantly defined by their differences from each other, (Urry, J. cites Held 1995). Politics in Contemporary Societies 1 Seminar Journal Question 1 ...read more.

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