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‘Citizen of the world’? Think again: British citizenship after Brexit

Grant, Matthew (2016) ‘Citizen of the world’? Think again: British citizenship after Brexit. Democratic Audit UK (21 Nov 2016). Website.

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Abstract

National identity is fundamental to citizenship, Theresa May told Conservatives in October, and self-styled ‘citizens of the world’ are deluding themselves. Matthew Grant traces how British citizenship has been endlessly redefined for political purposes since the second world war – first becoming associated with whiteness, and now with the non-European. The scope of what constitutes ‘belonging’ is shrinking.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 10:36
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2019 00:41
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80525

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