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Supranational Citizenship

Lynn Dobson


This book offers a conception of citizenship that is independent of any specific form of political organisation, while being compatible with multiple levels of political institutionalisation. Its de-contextualised account of citizenship differs from both cosmopolitan and nation-statist accounts. Using that conception, the book addresses topical and normative debates in one particular transnational political association: the European Union. Bringing political theory together with debates in international relations and in citizenship studies, the author argues that citizenship should be understo ... More

Keywords: Political theory, Citizenship, European Union, Political association, Transnational, Supranational, International, Alan Gewirth, Normative

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719069529
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lynn Dobson, author