from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The status of a citizen with its attendant duties, rights, and privileges.
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- n. The status of being a citizen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being a citizen; the status of a citizen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being vested with the rights and privileges of a citizen. See citizen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the status of a citizen with rights and duties
- n. conduct as a citizen
This essay asks how the political identity and domain of civic practice we refer to by the term citizenship is transformed, eroded, or, perhaps, disappeared in the contexts of neoliberal governance.
And maybe this is an error of bias on my behalf, but when I hear the term citizenship, "nation-state" citizenship is the last thing on my mind.
CROWLEY: And it is about those who think pathway to citizenship is code for amnesty.
The fact that other countries make it difficult to gain citizenship is proof that other countries have higher standards.
Even the term citizenship, with all the responsibilities associated with it, have begun to blossom and to play a seminal role in establishing civil rights and democratic practices, albeit at an early and yet unsophisticated stage.
And this possibility of exercising our citizenship is actually one of the reasons for the mass media's support of the Digital AI-5.
Then the path to citizenship is too easy, when hundreds of thousands have waited in line forever to get an entry visa?
In other words, it springs from the individual and it is only when you have the quality of political consciousness of the requisite degree that there is that citizenship, that skill in citizenship, which is necessary for the flourishing of democracy.
In order to get a clearer idea of the true meaning of this term citizenship, it may be well to recur for a moment to its first introduction and use in American law.
And, because our citizenship is there, our conversation is there; being related to that world, we keep up a correspondence with it.