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World View and Citizenship

- The Preamble to the United States Constitution states: “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the United States of America” (U.S. Const. pmbl.). While the United States Constitution was created in order to form a more perfect union, it is up to us, as citizens of the United States, to uphold all that has been established within this union....   [tags: Citizenship ]

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American Citizenship and Immigration

- Today the Society is split into three separately minded groups. In no specific ordering, the first is determined to believe that any one person born in the United States is a citizen and which means their parents should become citizens along with them. These are the ones whom obtain “birthright citizenship” (Raul). The second are firm believers in the only ones that should be citizens are the ones who go through the proper process of becoming a citizen and according to the article in “USA today,” it states that illegal immigrants are “having babies as a way to obtain citizenship,” which too many Americans “cheapens the whole idea of being American”....   [tags: Immigration Citizenship]

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Illegal Immigrants Should be Granted Citizenship

- The American Dream, which is sought by many people around the world, is not an easy task and it can be very hard to achieve for the unfortunate. Many see the United States as a land of possibilities and a better life and that could explain why the number of unauthorized immigrants has increased from 3.5 millions in 1990 to 12.2 millions in 2007. (Preston 1) The number on immigrants in the US only decreased between the 2007 and 2009 due to the economical crisis, when more immigrants left the US than entered it....   [tags: Path to Citizenship]

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The Role Of Ict Use And Citizenship Norms And Dimensions

- The findings from the study permit for several implications to be drawn. First and foremost, the study contributes to the literature by filling a previously unexplored gap. More precisely, the study did not perpetuate the conclusion that certain dimensions of citizenship increase the likelihood of virtual engagement or that political apathy is on the rise due to the deleterious effects of ICTs. Rather than entering the debate over civic apathy versus the evolution of engagement begun by Putnam (1995) and Dalton (2006) or adding to the literature outlining the maladies caused by new technologies versus their benefits and positive impact on civic participation discussed by Min (2010), Morris a...   [tags: Sociology, Change, Citizenship]

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Citizenship by Birthright

- Citizenship by Birthright According to the Council on Foreign Relations, birthright citizenship “grants citizenship to everyone born in the United States regardless of their parents' status” (Rawlins, 2011). While this seems to be in-line with the fourteenth amendment which states “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside” (Congress, 1866), the true intention of this part of the constitution is hotly debated, particularly in light of the current economic downfall in the United States....   [tags: Immigration]

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Right to Citizenship

- The United States, founded on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, has delivered what it could in regards to immigration. The US put forth tougher restrictions and criteria for immigrants, beginning in the 1800s, to migrate and reside in the US. In doing so, it has pleased the American people. However, the US, as the great melting pot that it is, has always embraced migrant citizens to become part of their nation for as long as the US was established. Under the 14th Amendment, the US accepted children born of immigrant parents as citizens, so long as they were born on American soil....   [tags: immigration, republicans]

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Citizenship and Immigration

- “Our communities will go far to improve the lives of a class of individuals who must hide in the shadows. Very soon many of these men and women will be able to step into the sunlight and, ultimately, if they chose, become Americans.” (Masci) Ronald Reagan claimed this speaking about the illegal immigrants in America. Under his administration illegal immigrants would at last become citizens, instead of having to hide, and will be able to pursue their dreams. There are an estimated six million illegal immigrants residing in the US....   [tags: illegal immigrants]

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Equality and Citizenship

- At the end of the Civil war, the Union was faced with rebuilding a war torn nation. The North and South were no longer at war but their differing views on government, race, and individual rights created a deep divide in the country. The war brought freedom to 3.5 million former slaves but also for many women. (Gillon & Matson p.571) With men at war or not returning from the war, women possessed a new level of independence. Blacks and women wanted to be treated fair; they wanted their voices to have relevance in the shaping America....   [tags: American History]

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The Necessity of Reforming the Citizenship Process

- During my early teenage years, every day after school, I would check the mail and become disappointed when there was no letter from the “Department of Homeland Security.” I came to America with my family at the age of eight, and it took our family almost eight years to become naturalized as U.S. citizens. These years were the most stressful times of my life. Day and night, my thoughts were consumed with uncertainty and fear that our family was not going to survive the path of obtaining citizenship....   [tags: Civil Regulations, Immigration]

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Essay : Citizenship And Social Class

- In a seminal essay entitled Citizenship and Social Class, T.H. Marshall proposes a three folded understanding of citizenship composed by civil, political and social rights. Marshall presents his argument through a synthesis of England history, showing how specific circumstances moulded a progressive and sequenced consolidation of citizenship. The expansion of capitalism during the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries elicited the universalization of freedom as a vehicle to spread a “single uniform status” for individuals in order to participate in market-based economy (Marshall, 1950: 150)....   [tags: Law, Sociology, Civil and political rights]

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Is Birthright Citizenship Good For America?

- Is birthright citizenship good for America. Citizenship birthright in America, has been for so long implemented in society. Such conflicts and requirements that needed to be obtained from considering on applying for a new born citizenship. Such as, subjects with parents involved in military and national commitment to the U.S. which was an act passed by the fourteenth amendment in the early 20th century. Due to definition and overpopulation with non-citizen births in the United States. The flaws that had been in the system from the start of the amendment were that such as temporary immigrants and tourist, being more specifically wealthy mothers in the most common category were taking advantag...   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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American Citizenship Should Be A Birthright

- American Citizenship Should Be a Birthright The United States is one of the countries in the world with the most liberal citizenship system. The United States in the birth of citizenship issues on the birthplace of the principle, known as the "landing nationality" principle. That is, all babies born in the United States are automatically become US citizens. Citizenship birthright is a controversial topic, usually associated with illegal immigrants. An illegal immigrant is defined as a person that has entered the country without official authorization such as an immigrant visa ("Illegal Immigrant Law & Legal Definition")....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Citizenship Education For A Democratic Society

- Citizenship education has become a keystone of democratic governments such as those found in Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and the United States. Other forms of state government (autocracies, oligarchies, monarchies, theocracies, et al.) impose limitations on the rights of its citizens, so therefore the majority of their population will never need to learn what it takes to actually participate in government, and they just learn to follow the mandated laws or else face the consequences. The ability to actively function in a democratic society is not instinctual; it is in fact a learned skill....   [tags: Democracy, Government, Education]

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The Task Of Defining Citizenship

- The task of defining citizenship is a difficult endeavor which takes much thought and careful examination in order to make sense of what constitutes the ideals of citizenship. Citizens are individuals who have a legal status within the state. Unfortunately it would take an amendment actually the repealing of an amendment to end birthright citizenships. To do that will take years, if not decades. So it can be done, but it won 't fix the short term problem. What the US needs to do is to secure borders to stop mothers from coming into another country illegally and having their baby because as soonest they do they become American citizen and they cannot be denied any government benefits....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Why Is Citizenship Is Gained Today?

- The most important things to a person in a society are ways to be able to identify themselves. These are done by the way of name, language, culture, and religion. This helps to create the language that they speak and the culture of which they live in. In returning starting to lead to the need of being apart of something bigger and something to be proud of like a country, city or state. For people living in Ancient Greece, gaining citizen would be a process that when looked at one can see how the process has impacted how citizenship is gained today....   [tags: Ancient Greece, Sparta, City-state]

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Exploring The Concept Of Birthright Citizenship

- Exploring the Concept of Birthright Citizenship in 2017 Out of nearly 200 countries, the Center for Immigration Studies can confirm that only 30 grand automatic citizenship to newborns in despite of the parents’ migratory status. The US and Canada are the only developed countries on the list. A constitutional amendment that passed nearly 150 years ago to free slaves has become the topic of several discussions regarding the real purpose of it and its relation to illegal immigration. The United States has become the country with the highest rates of illegal immigration, which is the result of the remarkable dishonored immigration laws....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Democracy in Greece and its Citizenship

- Question: How did the Greeks start a democracy and make it evolve. How was the citizenship in Greece, was it equal. Ancient Greece was separated into different city-states because of the high mountain ranges in the Peloponnese and northern Greece. One of the biggest changes to Greek life in Athens was the emergence of democracy, or rule by the people. Citizens of Greek cities overthrew their tyrants and set up governments ruled by citizens. Although citizens could speak and vote in democracy, women, slaves, and those born outside the city were excluded....   [tags: Evolution of Democracy, Greek Citizens]

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The Development Of Global Citizenship

- The 21st century has brought with it several new challenges as well as opportunities that will demand a different approach to education. In today’s world it has become increasingly necessary for the young college bound as well as for the children in our fast changing world to acquire the necessary attitudes, skills and knowledge which will enable and enhance them to thrive and adapt as well as live and work in a global society. One of the several issues that are affecting our world today is global poverty, this will require an innovative generation who will be able to find solutions to combat poverty....   [tags: Globalization, Culture, Natural environment]

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The Importance Of Education For Democratic Citizenship

- “The most important attitude that can be formed is that of desire to go on learning” (Dewey). What I mean to say is, the quality of education received is greatly dependent on the learner’s outlook and determination to acquire knowledge. The student must have a desire to go beyond the teacher’s lesson plans. This is a concept discussed in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a book written by Paulo Freire, a Brazilian educator and philosopher. More specifically, the article discusses teaching techniques such as, “banking” and “problem-posing” education....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Pedagogy, School]

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Corporate Citizenship And Political Competence

- History has defined and acknowledge individuals with good corporate citizenship and political competence. Many of these individuals are known as trendsetters and industry leaders. The base of both concepts revolve around influence that can only be driven by competent powerful personnel. Influential individuals are looked upon as leaders of the industry. All individuals have great innovative ideas but the separation lies upon the fact of, ability to mobilize and to build around these ideas. Common skill set amongst strong corporate citizenship and political competence, “Is the ability to understand what you can and cannot control, when to take action, who is going to resist your agenda, and w...   [tags: Health care, Barack Obama, Health insurance]

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A Critique on the Character and Citizenship Education

- This academic exercise serves to provide an institutional critique on the Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) from its conception in 2011. My hypothesis suggests that CCE is a continuity of the historical economic-efficiency paradigm centering on the symbiotic discourses of survival, global competitiveness & “communitarian” (Chua, 1995) vision and model of citizens’ character, values and functions. Through a structural analysis or ahistorical-comparative method” (Neuman, 2006) on the history of values education within the contexts of the corresponding economic imperatives - economic pragmatism and social cohesion appears to be at the centre of these discourses....   [tags: economy, competitive, pragmatism]

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The Necessities Of Birthright Citizenship

- The Necessities of Birthright Citizenship In nowadays, it is easy to find different races people from all over the world on American streets. For the last three decades, more and more people immigrated to the United States in order to achieve their dreams in this world of opportunity with the development of globalization. These immigrants from different places not only contribute to a more prosperous country but also bring problems to it. One of the most controversial problems is whether government should repeal Birthright citizenship....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Citizenship Of The United States

- Citizenship in America is important because no matter where you come from, you will be accepted. America is a country filled with hundreds of heritages that form its unique and colorful background. According to the Council on Foreign Relations, birthright citizenship grants citizenship to every person born in the United States (Rawlins). While this seems to be in-line with the 14th amendment, which states “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside” (Congress), the true intention of this part of the constitution is hotly debated, particularly in light of the current econ...   [tags: United States, Racism, Minority group]

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The Ideal Of American Citizenship

- The ideal of American citizenship was not only if you were legal in America, but the ideal that you have the values and rights of a citizen. Unregulated capitalism and the ultimate change in government regulations in big business led to a change in the ideal of citizenship. With the start of big business in America the theory of unregulated capitalism was tested for the first time. In this paper I will discuss the ideal of what a citizen was before the great depression with unregulated capitalism, and the changing from no regulations to some, and the after effect this had....   [tags: Wall Street Crash of 1929, Great Depression]

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Multiculturalism : An Inclusive Citizenship

- Growing up with a diverse community makes you realize that Canada is growing and slowly becoming a Multicultural society. Multiculturalism as stated in the textbook, is defined as allowing and accepting different cultures and providing them encouragement and support to keep their culture and diverse traditions (Mintz et al. 2015, 34). In 1971, Canada became the first country in the world to adapt the official policy of multiculturalism. (Government of Canada. “Canadian Multiculturalism: An Inclusive Citizenship” 2012)....   [tags: Canada, Multiculturalism, Culture]

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Team And Organizational Citizenship Behavior

- Figure 3. Section C: Team Commitment Section D: Team/Organizational Citizenship Behavior The overall results of this indicate individual OCB has a strong correlation with team OCB. Sixty-three percent the respondents stated they strongly disagree that they consume a lot of time complaining about trivial matters and making problems bigger than they are (D2), but rather they focus on helping their team mates (D6), and pursuing knowledge that increases organizational learning (D6). Organizational learning (hypothesis 2) is contributes to personal growth and development, foundational keys to creating positive organizational culture Participation is a significant measure of commitment and growth...   [tags: Leadership, Skill]

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Women 's Claim For Citizenship

- “In the history of feminism universalism has played a crucial role. The revolutionary promise to realize the individual human rights of liberty, equality, and political participation has been the basis for women’s claim for citizenship in Western democracies since the eighteenth century. I would go so far as to argue that feminism, even as we know it today, would not exist without abstract individualism, not because abstract individualism included women in its definition, but precisely because it had such difficulty doing so....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, Norway, Leadership]

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History of Roman Citizenship

- ... Subsequently, the Gracchi brothers were both assassinated for their attempts at reform. The provinces were growing more and more desperate and frustrated with the more time that passed. So in 91 BC another Roman politician made an attempt to reconcile with the provinces. Marcus Livius Drusus again tried to offer citizenship to the provinces. And again the Roman people were aghast at the outrageous attempt. Similarly he was assassinated, except now the provinces within the Italian peninsula had had enough....   [tags: coveted, vote, conflict]

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Bounded and global citizenship.

- The concept of citizenship and its boundaries are contested, yet its plainest definition is to be a member of a political community, and possess legal rights and duties. Citizenship has many ideals – namely bounded and cosmopolitan –and their merits and downfalls in this essay shall be measured by the extent to which they permit the best use and protection of citizen’s rights. The normative arguments of Miller (2000:81-95) and Linklater (1998:23-36) shall form either side of the bounded citizenship and cosmopolitan citizenship (also referred to as global citizenship) examination, yet one is not conclusively better....   [tags: Sociology]

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Essay on Good Citizenship

- Good citizenship comes in many varieties and forms. Young, old, black, white, Hispanic, good citizenship does not discriminate, it’s not something that you have to be a certain age, or have certain schooling, it’s something that absolutely any person can be a part of. For the most part every person has a different feeling or view on what citizenship is and how they would define good and bad citizenship. To start my paper I interviewed several people to get their feelings and opinions on what good citizenship means to them....   [tags: young, old, black, white, hispanic]

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Granting Illegal Immigrants Citizenship

- An illegal immigrant, who works for their keep in an unknown country, contributes to taxes, stays out of trouble, and just wants a better life in a foreign country, on unknown land should be recognized for their contribution to that particular society. An illegal immigrant is a person who migrates to a different country in a way that is in violation of the immigrant laws of that country. Immigration has been a divided topic for many years in America- illegal immigrants are sometimes seen as a burden to America, but others view them as an economic savior....   [tags: taxes, workforce, contribution]

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National and Global Citizenship

- Even if human societies, with their cultural traditions and societal aspects, vary around the world, human beings are all connected, socially and biologically. All human beings share the same common ancestor, and the same anatomical and physiological features, as stated in biology, and anthropology reports. They also share distinguishing characteristics (basic emotions, self-consciousness, language and symbols), and common needs—the need for communication, love, social interactions, food, and shelter....   [tags: birth, cultural intelligence, traditions]

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Multicultural citizenship Will Kymlicka

- We live in a world that is made up of many different types of people races religions etc. we do not live alone, borders are open you can travel and meet people from all around the world. This allows us the opportunity to get to know many people, which allows us to realize that we are all different and to respect one another all must be very tolerant. Each religion has a different set of fundamental rules and rights. When moving from one place to another we tend to bring our ideologies and beliefs with us we do not leave them behind....   [tags: religion, multiculturalism]

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Global Citizenship

- The concept of citizenship and its boundaries are contested, yet its definition in the plainest form is to be a member of a political community, such as a nation-state and possess legal rights and political duties. As can be seen from its many ideals – namely republican, liberal, bound, cosmopolitan, pluralist or solidarist – citizenship has multiple sources of meaning, be they cultural, religious, ethnic or gender related. These conceptions each have their respective merits and downfalls, which shall be assessed and measured in this essay by the extent to which they permit the best use and protection of the citizen’s rights and duties....   [tags: Government]

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The Definition of Citizenship

- The task of defining citizenship is an difficult endeavor which takes much thought and careful examination in order to make sense of what constitutes the ideals of citizenship. Previously, I never gave much thought to what citizenship is and what it means to me. My first inclinations were that citizenship was related to politics and practicing the rule of law. From whot I have learned in class, I can confidently say that my views of citizenship have changed for the better to include a broader vision than just the politically involved law-abiding citizen....   [tags: Politics Philosophy 2014]

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The Concept of Citizenship

- The Concept of Citizenship Citizens are members of a certain state and are formally recognised by that state. The concept of citizenship is therefore legalistic. Citizens are individuals who have a legal status within the state. They are granted certain rights and in return must perform certain duties. The range and balance between the rights granted and duties they are supposed to perform, vary from state to state and time to time. For example, in war time the rights and obligations of a citizen would be different that of a citizen in peace time....   [tags: Papers]

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European Citizenship

- 1. Summary There have been a lot of contributions by scholars to the widely discussed topic of European citizenship. In his article Espen D.H. Olsen argues in contrast to many others, “that the Maastricht Treaty was not year zero in the EU citizenship discourse” (Olsen 2008, p. 40). His study deals with the time before the general discussion over the European citizenship started in the 1970s (cf. ibid, p. 41ff.) The article’s main finding states that European citizenship has been in existence from the European integration’s starting point, the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)....   [tags: Article Review]

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Organizational Citizenship Behavior

- INTRODUCTION TO THE TOPIC Organization citizenship behavior has been emerging as an interesting topic for any organization these days. Katz and Kahn (1996) were the first people to identify this kind of autonomous behavior in workplace. The term Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB’s) was first coined by Dennis Organ and his colleagues (Cf. Bateman & Organ, 1983; Smith Organ, & Near, 1983). Organ (1988: 4) defined Organizational citizenship behaviors as “individual behavior that is discretionary, not directly or explicitly recognized by the formal reward system, and that in the aggregate promotes the effective functioning of the organization....   [tags: work groups, altruism]

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The Relative Merits of Bounded and Global Citizenship

- The concept of citizenship and its boundaries are contested, yet its plainest definition is to be a member of a political community, such as a nation-state and possess legal rights and duties. Seen from its many ideals – namely bounded and cosmopolitan – citizenship has multiple sources of meaning, be they cultural, religious, ethnic or gender related. These conceptions each have merits and downfalls, measured in this essay by the extent to which they permit the best use and protection of citizen’s rights....   [tags: Political Science]

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Understanding Citizenship Education

- The following assignment will revolve around my personal understanding of citizenship education and what it means on a global scale. The essay will address recent population changes on a social and eu scale. Citizenship education is really a lifetime process and Continuing learning, involving total development of the whole person. Throughout this assignment I will discuss the different subject areas which include democracy and rights and responsibilities. I will also discuss the competencies and correct attitudes a teacher must have in order to teach successfully in this area....   [tags: human dignity, population, migration]

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What´s Active citizenship?

- By doing that they use tools that are democratic and non-violent and they are respectful of others opinions. Active citizenship can also take place in the classrooms at school, it can take place anywhere throughout the community. An active citizen is someone who cares about their community and they develop the skills to understand their obligations of that community. Active citizenship means people participating in their community and democracy. To show active citizenship you have to take place in it....   [tags: literacy, democracy, opinion]

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Citizenship is a Bond Between Individuals and the Country

- Citizenship signifies a bond between individuals and the country in which the two are compelled collectively by mutual rights and duties (Heywood, 1994). The conception of social citizenship was coined by T. H. Marshall, which commenced from an essay that was presented as a speech in 1949 in respect to Alfred Marshall. Previously, his theory of citizenship was seen as fairly ingenuous however it is now undergoing revitalization. According to Dwyer (2010) because Marshall’s theory of citizenship stresses greatly on equivalence of prospect and concurrently encouragement of universally owned rights for his on-going inequality of consequence, it matches with the liberal democratic belief....   [tags: rights, responsibilities, equality]

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Septima Clark and the Citizenship School Movement

- Citizenship Schools 2 Septima Poinsette Clark also known as the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement," (Crawford, 1993, p. 96) used education to empower others. Her life's work enabled many people in the segregated South the opportunity to learn to read and write so that they could fully participate in a democratic society by exercising their right to vote. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the philosophy of education of Clark and the events that shaped that philosophy....   [tags: Education]

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Short Video : Importance Of Global Citizenship

- GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP Introduction Short Video: Importance of Global Citizenship The video Globalization: What is happening to the US is a film production featuring a political analyst by the name Dominique Moise. In this film, he describes benefits of Global citizenship. Citizenship refers to the state in which an individual has the right to claim ownership of, stay in, and participate in the affairs of a particular s6tate, town or country. Therefore, global citizenship can be viewed as the state in which individuals view themselves beyond their own locality within the universe rather than confined within specific geographical or politic al boundaries (Reysen, Levin, 2012)....   [tags: Sociology, Globalization, Culture, Law]

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Adolf Hitler And The Reich Citizenship Law

- In September 15, 1935 Nazi Germany’s Reichstag enacted the Reich Citizenship Law. This law was not the beginning, but one of many of the Nazi government’s attempts to create a uniform sense of community in Germany. Prior to 1933, Germany’s government was ruled by the Weimar republic, which took over after WW1. Citizens of Germany were upset with the economic and political problems that plagued the country following the Treaty of Versailles, and were desperate for a charismatic leader who offered change and promised to fix these plaguing issues....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Nazism]

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Education For Sustainable Development And Global Citizenship

- ESDGC stands for ‘Education for sustainable development and global citizenship’. The National Assembly for Wales (2014) states that “ESDGC seeks to give learners… an understanding of the impact of their choices on other people, the economy and the environment.” Firstly, looking at why ESG or ‘education for sustainable development’ should be incorporated into primary school lessons. This generation of children are entering a world that is bigger and more open to them than it has been for any other generation....   [tags: Global warming, Natural environment, Learning]

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Why Citizenship Should Remain A Birthright

- In Steve Chapman’s article “Why Citizenship Should Remain a Birthright,” he argues that Donald Trump’s proposition that people born in the United States should not be considered U.S. citizens automatically. Chapman also claims that if the policy was to be changed, consequently, advanced ways to demonstrate that the newborn is a legal citizen would be required, which would lead to an extremely long process. The author connects with the audience effectively by thinking logically, the research he completed was evident, and the language he used was to make it manageable to take him seriously....   [tags: Logic, Reasoning, Critical thinking, Reason]

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The Five Stages Of Global Corporate Citizenship

- 1. The five stages of global corporate citizenship are elementary, engaged, innovative, integrated, and transforming. Before the housing market burst, Moody’s was in the elementary stage. Managers were unconcerned about the potential adverse impacts their inflated RMBS investment ratings could have on the global financial community. They were indifferent to the concept that millions and even trillions of dollars were invested based on the accuracy of the rating, and that market losses of that size could cause a global recession....   [tags: Credit rating, Credit history, Investment, Credit]

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Digital Citizenship And Research Fluency Unit

- Digital Citizenship and Research Fluency Unit Technology has become an important part of our daily life. Think about it, could you honestly go a day without your phone; Checking Facebook, Twitter, or posting on Instagram. With the advancement of technology in this day and age, it is important to learn all the responsibilities that come with technology, especially when it comes to social media. Students need to keep in mind that everything that they access on the web is not always true. Attributes of Digital Citizenship and Research Fluency There are many positives that come with the use of technology....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Thing]

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National Identity Is Not Only About Citizenship

- In today’s global society, national identity could be constructed according to various points. Fearson (1999) explained national identity is a definition, which demonstrates the membership, expected behaviours of the particular group, brings a special pride in a person, and they are changeless but socially resulting. Again, national identity is not only about citizenship, but also about parentage, birthplace, race and whether the person has accents to speak the dialectal language or not (McCrone & Bechhofer, 2010)....   [tags: Australia, Indigenous Australians]

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Dear Citizenship And Immigration Service Officer

- Dear Citizenship and Immigration Service Officer: The purpose of this letter is to support Ms. Wen Liu in her application for permanent residency classified as an alien of extraordinary ability. Based on my observations, Ms. Liu has won consistent trust from many apparel manufacturer giants to become her loyal customers, and received substantial recognition and acclaims from them. Ms. Liu has made original contributions to Chinese fashion design industry, which has aroused widespread social and industrial influence....   [tags: Clothing, Textile, Fashion, Design]

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Citizenship in America

- Citizenship in the United States of America, the country whose streets are paved in gold, signifies every individual's dream. Food for empty stomachs, medicine for the sick, care for the elderly, shelter for the homeless, and warmth for the cold represent necessities guaranteed to every American. America is the envy of other nations because of the freedom it offers to its people. Furthermore, the American citizens aid other countries, like Afghanistan, so that their citizens too can experience the liberties Americans enjoy....   [tags: Law Legal]

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Report on Citizenship

- Report on Citizenship Citizenship is the relationship between a person and the country they live in and support, and in return receive protection from. A person is usually a citizen of the country they are born in, but in some situations you can apply to change your citizenship to another country. Political Rights Political rights mean equality before the law, universal suffrage, etc. — can only be the rights of abstract human beings, rights which abstract from the real differences in wealth, privilege, education, occupation, kinship etc....   [tags: Papers]

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Shade Of Citizenship: Race, Citizenship In Modern Politics

- Shade of Citizenship: Race, Citizenship in Modern Politics A very vexing topic of discussion indeed when it comes to the census and its racial undertones. The census can be defined as the scientific method of collecting data as records for the government or state use for the proper control of public properties. However, what completely alters the whole process is its highly comparative analytical stance adopted which inserts in elements of difference. The census is a crucial political instrument for good governance in the proper administration and organization of data collection of the population....   [tags: Government Politics Race Social]

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Practicing Decentered Radical Democratic Citizenship in a Decentered State

- What is a citizen and where does she practice her citizenship. These questions cannot be answered unless accompanied by sufficient knowledge of how different types of citizenships are formed and how these citizenships are practiced. There is not one singular type of citizen that permeates the world or even the United States—an intermingled and enmeshed notion of citizenship is acted out through a combination of rights and duties as the citizen attempts to hold onto those values that are most important to them....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Citizenship, A Right And A Responsibility?.

- When I think of America I think of freedom and citizenship. The right to vote or the right of free speech are aspects that, as citizens, we posses. Being born in America automatically gives you these rights and many more, and most importantly, you become a citizen. Now, with citizenship comes responsibility such as obeying the law and paying taxes. So if you follow these simple rules does this make you an effective citizen. This question, in my opinion, is almost impossible to answer for a number of reasons, which will be addressed in the following paper....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The concept of earning ones citizenship

- The Concept of Earning One’s Citizenship Citizenship is defined as a being a citizen or a person owing allegiance to and entitled to the protection of a sovereign state. Citizen preferred for one owing allegiance to a state in which sovereign power is retained by the people and sharing in the political rights of those people. The concept of which in one of its earliest was given to us by the Romans, who had just began to understand the importance of a populace contributing to the decisions of its own fate....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why The Birthright Citizenship Policy Should Be Changed

- Introduction This paper is going to be about birthright citizenship in the United States. The reason why the birthright citizenship policy should be changed is because this policy been taken advantages by visitors and illegal immigrants in a wrongly matter. Sometimes, illegal immigrants and foreign tourists risk their life or spend a huge amount of money just to get birth in the U.S. soil, and the main reason is to grant the citizenship for their children. Many women have taken advantage of giving birth in the United States by using their travel, business visa, or even crossing border illegally....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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The Natural Born Clause : A Look Into The Citizenship Debate

- The Natural Born Clause: A Look into the Citizenship Debate Introduction Since the inclusion of the natural-born clause in the Constitution, different scholars have challenged what constitutes a natural-born citizen. In recent discussions of this topic, a controversial issue has been whether Section 1 of Article Two of the United States Constitution should rephrase its natural-born citizen eligibility requirement for the Presidency. On the one hand, some argue that this clause protects the integrity of the Presidency from foreign influence....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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Citizenship Is The Law That Anybody Born On American Soil

- Birthright citizenship is the law that anybody born on American soil is automatically a natural-born citizen with rights and privileges regardless of the citizenship status of the parents. To some this is an issue known as immigrants making “anchor babies.” An anchor baby is an offspring of an illegal immigrant, who under legal interpretation becomes a United States citizen. Some republican politicians aim to change the 14th Amendment that grants citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.” The interpretation of this amendment has caused many controversie...   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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The Roman Republic Was A Better System Of Citizenship For Three Reasons

- The Roman Republic had a better system of citizenship for three reasons. First Rome allowed more diversity. Second, the citizens enjoy better rights. Third Rome was all around kinder to it’a citizens. For a bit of background Rome’s citizenship system allows for all free native born peoples to become citizens this includes men, women, children, and children of free slaves. Rome also allowed peoples of these categories in conquered territories to become citizens. However Rome did not allow slaves or freed slaves to become citizens....   [tags: Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Slavery, Law]

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- Stating that I’m a American citizen I really can’t explain what the role of a Canadian citizen would be. So I’m just going to talk about what I understand the role of a American citizen should be in the U.S. As American citizen I feel as though participating in the political process should become a law in the U.S because many American bicker and complain about their local mayor, representatives, or the president, but the citizens who complain are those that do not get out in vote. These citizens go on national T.V and bash political parties and cause big arguments but yet couldn’t even take out time to go and vote....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Managing Responsibility For Managing Its Reputation And Corporate Citizenship

- Managing Responsibility Company leaders throughout the business communities are managing their responsibility by making corporate citizenship a key business strategy for their companies. Microsoft and other companies align employee 's functions responsible for managing citizenship responsibility and accountability in the form of updating social programs and creating a steering committee to involve and measure its social and environmental performance as well communicate to all the stakeholders. Microsoft in managing its responsibility as a global corporate citizen balances its mission and values by demonstrating through its business practices and operations....   [tags: Corporate social responsibility, Business ethics]

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- Citizenship There are plenty of reasons for schools sending us to work experience. I believe that work experience gives us pupils a taste of the world of work. This would show and give the pupils a rough idea of how working life is. Also it will help them in the future on what they would be interested to achieve and what they would desire to be. In Kelmscott School they send us to work experience in Year 10. I worked in T.K. Maxx during my work experience. In my work experience I was an Associate....   [tags: Economics]

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The importance of History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship in the Australian Curriculum

- ... Australia’s history provides a tradition for identity, such as the connection arising from myth-making and heroes in literature, seen in works such by A. B. Paterson, and artists like Sidney Nolan. Therefore, in the curriculum history provides an opportunity to learn about a ‘shared’ national experience, and prompts an appreciation of the change of societal mores not only from the past but in current Australia. History on its own gives the opportunity to view Australian identity as a fluid concept, and one undergoing many changes....   [tags: culture, discipline, identity]

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The Pillars Of Citizenship And The Rights, Privileges, And Duties Of A Citizen

- In this course, we learned many concepts that have relationship with citizenship. And we know that citizenship is "the state of being vested with the rights, privileges, and duties of a citizen, the character of an individual viewed as a member of society, behavior in terms of the duties, obligations, and functions of a citizen" (par 1). People have rights and privilege as citizen, but also they must obey the law. I think the “Pillars of Citizenship” is mainly argue for the human rights. Declaration of Independence created to outline the American colonies ' decision to break apart from the British government....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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A Hobbesian and Heroic Unreflective Citizenship

- A Hobbesian and Heroic Unreflective Citizenship In Meno, Plato asks “what virtue itself is” (Plato 60). This dialogue on virtue between Socrates and Meno ably frames a wider dialogue on ethics between Thomas Hobbes, the Greek heroic tradition, and the sophists of 5th century Athens. Hobbes’ Leviathan and Aristophanes’ The Clouds introduce three classes of ethical actors to respond to Plato’s inquiry: Hobbes’ ethical lemmings, the heroic ethical traditionalists, and the sophist ethical opportunists....   [tags: Hobbes Plato Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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The Relationship Between Organizational Identification And Organizational Citizenship Behavior

- In this article, authors Dick, Grojean, Christ, and Wieseke investigate the relationship between Organizational Identification and Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Using ten samples across different occupational groups and countries, they, utilized the longitudinal approach investigating the relationship on a group-level analysis. Within their investigation, the findings were extended by linking identification to customer perceptions and financial performance mediated by OCBs (Organizational Citizenship Behaviors)....   [tags: Leadership]

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The Nuremberg Laws And Jews From German Citizenship

- Ever wondered what it was like to be alive during the Holocaust. Ever wondered what it was like to walk in the shoes of a Jew themselves. To be restricted and pushed off like you were nothing. The Nuremberg Laws excluded Jews from German citizenship, which ultimately led the dehumanization of the Jewish people. To be a German citizen is to have basic power over basically every Jew, giving them the right to dehumanize them, and to be racist to them. The Nuremberg Laws were laws produced by the Nazi’s in Germany, and were introduced on September 15, 1935 by the Reichstag at their annual rally after the Holocaust....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Jews, Adolf Hitler, Germany]

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Digital Citizenship And Our Children With The Aid Of Technology

- The world that we live in today is one of advanced technology; one that is rearing our children with the aid of technology is many different facets. Everything we do in today’s world is based off of or related to our modern devices in some way, shape or form. This brings up the issue of digital citizenship and how we approach this topic to our children. However, one must first ask what is digital citizenship. Digital citizenship is basically how to act responsibly and respectfully in your online presence....   [tags: Education, World Wide Web, Technology, Teacher]

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Illegal Immigrants: Immigration Reform, Citizenship and Deportation

- Illegal Immigrants: Immigration Reform, Citizenship and Deportation Introduction The United States has seen a gradual increase in the number of illegal immigrants who cross its borders for the past fifteen years. According to a 2013 report by the Pew Research Center, almost twelve million undocumented immigrants were living in the United States in 2012. (Gomez, A.) According to William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, immigration is “starting to have a bigger impact on more States while it continues to have a very big impact on traditional immigrant magnets such as California” (Haya El, N....   [tags: laws, pro-reformists, borders]

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Citizenship and The French Revolution

- Citizenship and The French Revolution The French Revolution of 1789 changed the meaning of the word “revolution.” Prior to this year, revolution meant restoring a previous form of government that had been taken away. Since then, revolution has meant creating a new institution of government that did not previously exist. This required that a constitution be drafted. After a series of four mini-revolutions from May to July, the “Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen” was released on the twenty-sixth of August, 1789....   [tags: European History Research Papers]

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Immigrant Rights in the Shadows of Citizenship by Racheal Ida Buff

- ... Much like the term nigger developed for the black slaves, Native Americans have had to deal with the made up conception of themselves. The Indian is described in relation to the white Americans, a sort of counter image. Thus allowing for the Indian image to be swayed and not seen truly. Tribes were lumped together as designated observers tried to discover the Native American culture. “Whether describing physical appearance or character, manners, or morality, economy or dress, housing or sexual habits, government or religion, Whites overwhelmingly measured the Indian as a general category against those beliefs, values, or institutions they most cherished in themselves at the time”....   [tags: xenophobia in america, strangers, fear]

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Art Museums And Ritual Of Citizenship By Carol Duncan

- “Art Museums and the Ritual of Citizenship” by Carol Duncan: A Response to Western Cultural Imperialism and the “Ritual” of Modernity in European/American Museums Duncan’s (1991) analysis of western museums is defined through the theme of “durable objects” as a criterion to judge the heritage of American and European art as a ritual of the modern state. In this manner western art museums are built like “temples” as a symbolic and figurative representation of greatness of western culture throughout the world: “[They] are more like the traditional ceremonial monuments that museum buildings often emulate—classical temples” (Duncan 90)....   [tags: Culture, Western culture, Europe, Sociology]

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Citizenship Identity in Turkey

- The Politics of Citizenship by Drawing Borders: Foreign Policy and the Construction of National Citizenship Identity in Turkey As far as the transitional period from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic is concerned, one of the crucial areas in which the impact of foreign policy has been observed is the building of national citizenship identity in Turkey. This is in terms of its relation not only to Turkish modernity but also to the process of nation-building that has considerable potential for producing political change because of the disruption it introduces into the established patterns of international relations....   [tags: Politics History Turkey]

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The Best Male Student : The Basic Tools Of Intelligent Citizenship

- Jefferson was concerned with providing all people with the basic tools of intelligent citizenship, he wanted them to carry their own education throughout their life. Bill 79, “A Bill for the More General Diffusion of Knowledge,” proposed ward schools where the rich and the poor were to be educated. This bill proposed to divide every county into small districts of five or six miles, called hundreds. In each of the hundreds, students would be taught reading, writing, common arithmetic, and through books, be acquainted with Greek, Roman, English, and American history....   [tags: Education, Higher education, School, Politics]

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Lifelong Learning : Personal Fulfillment, Active Citizenship, Success

- Lifelong Learning: Personal Fulfillment, Active Citizenship, Success in College and Career The number one reason I wanted to attend Ivy Tech Community College was to follow the leading of the Holy Spirit to become a Registered Dietician with a concentration in data analysis and research to aid in finding a cure for Autism, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes. I have worked in service-oriented positions for forty years. My learning disability throughout my life denied further access to higher qualified positions....   [tags: Higher education, College, University]

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American Citizenship From British Press Gangs

- In the hope of protecting Americans from British press gangs, the United States had been issuing certificates of citizenship. These “protections” as they were called were like modern identification cards or passports, but instead of a photograph they contained a description of the individual. Age, height, hair and eye color, and any other distinguishing features were typically included, but often the descriptions were vague. Therefore, it was not difficult for a British seaman to acquire papers that roughly matched his appearance....   [tags: War of 1812, United States, Royal Navy]

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US Citizenship by Natural

- US Citizenship by Natural The United States is a nation of Immigrants. For centuries people have come to the U.S. in search of prosperity, freedom and financial success. By definition of the Microsoft Bookshelf Encyclopedia an immigrant is a person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another country or region to which one is not native. People immigrate for different reasons -- A group of people may immigrate to another country because of some conditions which make it difficult for them to live in their home environment....   [tags: essays papers]

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Aristotle's Views on Citizenship

- Aristotle's Views on Citizenship For Aristotle the human is "by nature" destined to live in a political association. Yet not all who live in the political association are citizens, and not all citizens are given equal share in the power of association. The idea of Polity is that all citizens should take short turns at ruling (VII, 1332 b17-27). It is an inclusive form of government: everyone has a share of political power. Aristotle argues that citizen are those who are able to participate in the deliberative and judicial areas of government (III, 1279a32-34)....   [tags: Papers]

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