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With the growth of interest in the debates about what culture is, and who 'owns' it, questions of cultural policy have moved to the forefront of wider dicussions of citizenship. This book unpicks the significance of culture for citizenship. Among the topics explored are the strengths and weaknesses of the 'civilizing mission' of museums; the moralism of 'Third Way' politics; the proper base for funding culture and the arts; the impact of globalization on culture and citizenship; the fantasies of freedom in Internet use; the tensions between human rights advocacy and citizenship; and the place of citizen ideals in governance. What emerges is a superb resource for analyzing the meaning of cultural policy in contemporary society. It both summa

Citizenship in the International Management of Populations
Citizenship in the international management of populations
BarryHindess, Australian National University

Academic discussion of citizenship focuses primarily on the citizen in relation to the particular state of which he or she is a member. From this perspective, the modern spread of citizenship is usually regarded as a definite advance in human well-being, turning what had once been the privileges of the few into the rights of the many. This article argues that an understanding of the impact of citizenship in the modern world must consider not just its role in bringing together members of particular subpopulations and promoting some of their interests but also the effects of rendering the global population governable by dividing it into subpopulations consisting of the ...

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