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Published: 01 May 2012

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719069529

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Supranational Citizenship

Lynn Dobson

Published by Manchester University Press

Europe in Change MUP

  • Argues that citizenship should no longer be seen as a status of privileged membership, but instead as an institutional role enabling individuals' capacities to shape the context of their lives and promote the freedom and well-being of others
  • Draws on and develops ideas found in the work of the philosopher Alan Gewirth
  • Relates that conception of citizenship to topical issues of the European Union
  • democracy and legitimate authority; non-national political community; and the nature of the supranational constitution

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