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Citizenship and Nationhood

Chaim Gans.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9819 words.

Citizenship in this chapter means membership of a state. Nationhood means membership of a “nation”, which is a particular type of cultural and/or ethnic collective. I first set out the...

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Citizenship and State Transition

Oxana Shevel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10869 words.

This chapter analyzes the national citizenship regimes adopted by newly independent states and factors that influence the content of these regimes. The chapter examines how the goal of...

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Citizenship and the Franchise

Jo Shaw.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10573 words.

The struggle for universal suffrage has been a paradigmatic political struggle in the modern state, as people have striven to achieve full and equal citizenship. This chapter examines -...

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Fragmentation of Citizenship Governance

Joel P. Trachtman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9032 words.

A future of greater migration will put pressure on the exclusive territorial model of citizenship. In the deepest analytical sense, bundled citizenship is incoherent, and made more so by...

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Liberal and Republican Conceptions of Citizenship

Patrick Honohan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10171 words.

This chapter examines what it means to be a citizen within liberal and republican political theories - liberalism as the dominant political philosophy of our time, and republicanism as...

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Naturalization

Liav Orgad.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9182 words.

The manner in which new citizens should be created is one of the most complex questions in political theory. The law of naturalization functions as a gatekeeper—it is designed to include...

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Political Membership and Democratic Boundaries

Rainer Bauböck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9969 words.

The chapter focuses on citizenship as membership in a political community. It starts from a critical discussion of the “democratic boundary problem” and argues that principles of democratic...

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Public Development for Professional Sports Stadiums

Irwin P. Raij and Alexander Chester.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

February 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Politics; Law and Society. 10459 words.

This chapter discusses the development and financing for stadiums by the teams in the largest American professional sports leagues, including MLB, the NFL, the NBA, the NHL, and MLS, and...

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Re-Scaling the Geography of Citizenship

Alexander C. Diener.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10019 words.

Rather than following a linear narrative, this discussion of rescaling citizenship reveals varied modes socio-spatial organization and belonging that, at times, coincide with the dominant...

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Sports in the Context of Social Media Law

Jon M. Garon.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

February 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Politics; Law and Society. 9975 words.

Social media has emerged as an essential communications format among players, teams, leagues, fans, and consumers. Social media has fewer control points than traditional broadcast or print...

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