Citizenhood

Citizenhood

 citizens collectively, 1871; citizenry, 1819.
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A majority of Estonians and residents of other ethnicities are fairly strongly united in supporting the basic principles of Estonian nationhood and citizenhood. Estonia has a sufficient amount of people with a strong national identity for Estonia to evolve regardless of the occasional differences," Saar said in a press release.
Their own interpretation of their citizenhood is clearly inconsistent with the prevailing Jewish interpretation of "loyalty to the state" and identification with the state's predominantly Jewish character and emblems (Peled & Shafir, 2005).
[5,6] In her Birthday Honours, Queen Elizabeth II bestowed an honorary damehood on Jolie for her work combating sexual violence in war zones; Jolie plans to apply for Namibian (read Commonwealth) citizenhood, so that she may exploit the title in her humanitarian work.
The titles of the ten chapters of Part IV provide an idea of their range: "Dar-al Ma: The Architecture of Water in the Islamic Countries"; "The Economy of the Traditional City"; "The Management of the City"; "The Countryside: The Roman Agricultural and Hydraulic Legacy of the Islamic Mediterranean"; "Citizenhood: Proof Against the Century"; "House and Fabric in the Islamic Mediterranean City"; "The Gendered City"; "Guilds in Recent Historical Scholarship"; and "The Waqf in the City".
In developing the association of negrophilia with necrophilia, Argiro identifies a set of individuals and forms of behavior that, in Russ Castronovo's formulation, disqualify some groups from citizenship in order for citizenhood to exist at all.
In a tyranny, the tyrant is the only adult; the people are eternally trapped in political infancy, unable or unwilling to grow up and assume the duties and responsibilities of citizenhood. They are thus the 'Lost Citizens' of our age.
(49) If iconic ethnic stereotypes and generic placeholders have been useful in promoting a kind of ahistoricity and a neutralized though "politically useful empathy," which has been integrated into our ideological constructions of homogenized American citizenhood, merely pointing them out and naming them does not undo these functions.
Passing into citizenhood through inscription in a national symbolic of the body politic, the citizen reaches another plane of existence, a whole unassailable body, whose translation into totality mimics the nation's permeable yet impervious spaces.
Merle retained his cornerstone values of family and faith from his formative years to senior citizenhood. He would not forget the people he worked alongside, retaining friendships with players, writers, and other broadcasters, including Len Dawson, Bill Grigsby, Wes Stock, and the late Joe McGuff.
Amidst findings about the heightening feminization of poverty, it is instructive that international development practitioners typically wed to traditional concepts of economic growth now find it at the very least imperative to be seen as working toward the empowerment of women for effective citizenhood. More and more, those entities seem favorably disposed to concede that advancing women's economic viability has causal and correlative ramifications for the prospects for meaningful political participation.
Like many a disappointed progressive, Alterman laments the American people's taste for entertaining fables instead of the sober responsibilities of citizenhood. Their intellectual laziness and lack of sustained interest in public affairs make it very hard to produce high-quality reporting and analysis at a profit, an "apparently insoluble Catch-22 [that] endangers not only the journalistic profession, but also the democratic world power that depends upon it." No doubt that is so.