Citizenship sums up the relationship between the individual and the nation state. It is an elusive concept, which has been used as an exclusive and an inclusive social organising principle. In European social thought the concept of citizenship is constructed as universal; but it contains tensions between sameness and difference, us and others, centres and margins. We problematise the universality of citizenship by exploring how it is constructed and reconstructed in schools.
KeywordsNation Space Individual Citizen Absolute Space Mental Space National Citizen
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