Rather, since unification, citizenship politics in Germany has been defined by the clash of two distinct . Several factors made the turn to a more civic republican conception of German nationhood more pressing in the early-1990s.
Rather, since unification, citizenship politics in Germany has been defined by the clash of two distinct inflections of civic republicanism. On the one hand, liberal egalitarians have advocated a distinctly procedural understanding of democratic legitimacy. For one, the end of the Cold War and unification of East and West Germany removed a long-standing excuse for not pursuing citizenship reform. 15 No longer could conservatives argue that citizenship reform would threaten the goal of German reunification.
Preface Introduction: Traditions of Nationhood in France and Germany I. The Institution of Citizenship 1. Citizenship as Social Closure 2. The French . Beyond Nationhood: Citizenship Politics in Germany since Unification. The French Revolution and the Invention of National Citizenship 3. State, State-System, and Citizenship in Germany I.
Abstract: In the years since unification, citizenship politics in Germany has been driven by a clash of two variants of civic republicanism. Whereas liberal egalitarian republicans view citizenship as a means of facilitating immigrants’ integration, statist communitarians argue that citizenship should only be awarded as a result of their successful integration.
Brubaker’s extremely timely book traces the history of citizenship―legal status, heartfelt identity―in France and Germany. Each nation had, and still has, a very different idea of citizenshi. rubaker is erudite and clear, and keeps an acutely open mind-no easy thing in these murky waters. Village Voice Literary Supplement). Brubaker brilliantly integrates institutional and cultural analysis. His focus on immigrants and citizenship in France and Germany makes a compelling case for understanding modern national states not only as organizations but also as associations of members.
Since the 1980s, the question of citizenship has taken root as a major theme in the social . Citizenship and Nationhood in France and Germany. Citizenship and National Identity: Some Reflections on the Future of Europe.
Since the 1980s, the question of citizenship has taken root as a major theme in the social sciences and as the focus of juridical, political, social, and cultural debates in all democratic societies. In Europe, citizenship has taken different shapes and definitions in its rhetoric, ideology, and practice with regard to immigrants; incorporation into nation-states and their expansion of political participation beyond boundaries relating to home and host country to include a broad European space. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
The book’s unifying focus lies on marginalization of repatriates in their homelands upon their return, as the works . Immigration and citizenship policies have evolved in Germany, Russia, and Kazakhstan along varying trajectories and in varying political contexts.
The book’s unifying focus lies on marginalization of repatriates in their homelands upon their return, as the works included in the volume stress the multiple dislocations character-istic of today’s migration pathways. Downloaded by at 05:21 14 July 2014. Repatriation to Germany.
The analytical framework combines quantitative and qualitative data and helps us understand how negotiation processes between political actors lead to a large variety of local citizenship models.
Home Browse Books Book details, Citizenship and Nationhood in France and Germany. The difference between French and German definitions of citizenship is instructive-and, for millions of immigrants from North Africa, Turkey, and Eastern Europe, decisive. Rogers Brubaker shows how this difference-between the territorial basis of the French citizenry and the German emphasis on blood descent-was shaped and sustained by sharply differing understandings of nationhood, rooted in distinctive French and German paths to nation-statehood.
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This book examines the extent to which German foreign policy has changed since unification, and analyzes . The book has three main aims.
This book examines the extent to which German foreign policy has changed since unification, and analyzes the fundamental reasons behind this change. The essays develop theories of foreign policy to predict and explain Germany's foreign policy behavior. They test competing predictions about German foreign policy behavior since unification in se This book examines the extent to which German foreign policy has changed since unification, and analyzes the fundamental reasons behind this change.