Category Archives: Democracy

Citizenship

                This chapter focuses on democracy, citizenship, and elections and the role that space plays in the unequal nature of political rights, responsibilities and legal duties. It also delves into the significance of the … Continue reading

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Democracy and Elections and Citizenships… oh my!

This weeks reading takes on a different approach the the previous readings. While the articles on power, place, territory, and the state were ambiguous, the reading on citizenship, elections, and democracy seem to take on a more concrete perspective. It … Continue reading

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Citizenship

Citizenship. This word is yet another intriguing concept introduced in our readings. It is also a term that has no specific definition, which is somehow magnificently similar to the other conceptual ideas we have been introduced to thus far. Also, … Continue reading

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Citizenship and Voting

This chapter on democracy, citizenship, and elections I thought was a much better read than a few of the previous readings that we have encountered.  This reading can be broken up into three sections.  These sections are as simple as … Continue reading

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Citizenship

Originally, I understood citizenship according to the “legal” framework offered in the reading, that laws, statutes and constitutions determine who gets citizenship handed to them, who doesn’t, and how those who don’t can earn it. The authors point out a … Continue reading

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Citizenship: Passports, visas, and green cards, please?

Ever since I came back from southeast Asia, and slightly from my huge interest in history, I have been interested in democracy and its effect on the world. The book talks about the diffusion of democracy and the hegemonic beginning … Continue reading

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Citizenship & More

Citizenship is yet another concept that intertwines perfectly with all the others we have talked about in class so far. The State would not exist without the citizen, territorial boundaries are established not just by the state they are also … Continue reading

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