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Description - Global Citizenship by Nigel Dower

The idea of global citizenship is that human beings are "citizens of the world." Whether or not we are global citizens is a topic of great dispute, however those who take part in the debate agree that a global citizen is a member of the wider community of humanity, the world, or a similar whole which is wider than that of a nation-state or other political community of which we are normally thought to be citizens. Through four main sections, the contributors to Global Citizenship discuss global challenges and attempt to define the ways in which globalization is changing the world in which we live. Offering a breadth of coverage to the core rheme of the individual in a global world, Global Citizenship combines two factors-the idea of global responsibility and the development of institutional structures through which this responsibility can be exercised.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415935432
ISBN-10: 0415935431
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nigel Dower

Nigel Dower is a senior lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. John Williams is lecturer in Politics at University of Aberdeen.

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