Crafting Citizenship: Negotiating Tensions in Modern Society (Hardcover)

Crafting Citizenship: Negotiating Tensions in Modern Society By M. Hurenkamp, E. Tonkens, J. Duyvendak Cover Image
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According to politics and the media, immigration and individualization drive citizens apart but in neighbourhoods social life is often thriving, depending on the talents of particular citizens or of local institutions. This book examines new forms of active citizenship and the actual conditions that hinder social cohesion.

About the Author


MENNO HURENKAMP is a researcher at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. EVELIEN TONKENS is a professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK is a professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has previously published The Politics of Home.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230241541
ISBN-10: 0230241549
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: August 21st, 2012
Pages: 176
Language: English