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Norms of Citizenship

Jan W. van Deth

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780199270125
Published online September 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199270125.003.0021

Series: OXFORD HANDBOOKS POL SCIENCE SERI OHPS C

Norms of Citizenship

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This article discusses the normative aspects of citizenship or the support for the ‘norms of citizenship’. The norms discussed in the article refer to the image of a ‘good citizen’, which is characterized by the acceptance of such norms being active in politics and public life. The definition of a good citizen is provided, and the norms of citizenship are enumerated and discussed.

Keywords: normative aspects; citizenship; norms of citizenship; good citizen

Article.  7534 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Comparative Politics ; Political Institutions

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