Citizenship, Nationality and Ethnicity in Contemporary Global Perspective

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HPL 440
The resurgence of nationalism, ethnicity, and the affirmation of cultural difference in the contemporary world has created problems for older conceptions of citizenship and universal rights. Philosophical arguments underlying alternative conceptions of social, political, and cultural identity and the conflicts that have emerged recently concerning claims to national recognition and cultural group rights. A related theme is the tension between the diversity of cultures on the one hand and increasing global interconnectedness on the other.
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