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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

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 and Elections

Throughout the history of the United States, we have seen controversies in how elections are run as well as what makes someone a citizen. Before the civil rights movement in America, African Americans were not given the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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Citizenship

Jesus Apodaca has had a terrible life. He worked so hard, got to be valedictorian of his class, got a diploma with honors, got a scholarship to a highly respected school, and then he lost it, all because he was … Continue reading

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Democracy and Citizenship

We have a clear concern between the two readings, and that is without a doubt the issues within and around citizenship. It is important to begin with the firsthand account of Jesus Apodaca in the article. He graduated from high … Continue reading

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