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||Assoc.Prof.Dr. MESUT YEĞEN
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
This course has two objectives. While the principal aim is to cover the recent debates on the constitution and the possible dissolution of the paradigm of modern citizenship, it is also intended to understand citizenship and state formation in Europe from a comparative perspective.
A brief history of citizenship. Main contours of citizenship. Citizenship as membership; citizenship and political community. Citizenship as status; citizenship rights. Citizenship as participation. Liberal, communitarian and republican approaches to citizenship. Transformation of political community and citizenship today. New modalities of citizenship. Citizenship in the European Union.
Course participants are expected be equipped with an historical approach to the category of modern citizenship.