Citations with the tag: CITIZENSHIP
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- Defining Akyemfo: The construction of citizenship in Akyem Abuakwa, Ghana, 1700-1939.
Rathbone, Richard // Africa (Edinburgh University Press); 1996, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p506
Gives a historical account of how the issue of identity and citizenship was confronted in Akyem Abuakwa, now the Republic of Ghana. Definition of the state; Definition of citizenship; Elaboration of an ideology.
- Will debate about citizenship be settled in court or Congress?
Sipe, Jeffrey R. // Insight on the News; 10/07/96, Vol. 12 Issue 38, p38
Focuses on the debate about citizenship in the United States. Proposal of an amendment to the United States Constitution which would birthright citizenship by Representative Steve Stockman; Precedents for Congress' authority to change or grant citizenship; Propagation of the 14th Amendment in...
- Living by the Golden (State's) Rule.
Goode, Stephen; Hayes, Ted // Insight on the News; 05/07/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p4
Presents a summation of what it means to be a citizen of California.
- The nature of citizenship in the United States and Great Britain: Empirical comments on ...
Conover, P.J.; Crewe, I.M. // Journal of Politics; Aug91, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p800
Examines citizens' conceptions of rights, duties, and civic identities in the US and Great Britain. Theoretical perspectives and the cross-national context; Framework and method of analysis; Empirical analysis of citizenship; More.
- Bad to worse.
Martin, Alan // New Internationalist; Apr98, Issue 300, p6
Reports on the efforts of islanders of St. Helena, a British island territory off the coast of Africa, to change choices made for British Governors by gaining British citizenship. How the islanders are classified by the British Government; Information on the island; Statements from Councillor...
- I pledge allegiance.
Smith, Robert L. // Yankee; Jul98, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p19
Presents information on citizenship while looking at French Canadians who left New Brunswick in 1960 and took up residents in Leominister, Massachusetts. Reason the Canadians left New Brunswick; Information on French Canadian, Rita Richard; How Richard persuaded fellow Canadians live in...
- `Active citizenship' revisited.
Smith, Robert L. // Youth Studies; Nov90, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p5
Presents a report entitled `Education for Active Citizenship' implemented by the Senate Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training on March 8, 1989. Aim of the report implemented by the committee; Information on aspects of citizenship education.
- Citiz-speak: Any advance on Cicero?
Owen, David // Youth Studies Australia; Mar1996, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p22
Asserts that it possible to walk away from the language of citizenship but not away from the concepts they represented. Derivative words of citizenship; Efforts to strengthen democratic institutions; Definition of civil society and civility.
- Schools as public institutions.
Brennan, Marie // Youth Studies Australia; Mar1996, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p24
Questions current focus in Australia on curriculum as a means of learning about citizenship. Need for students to participate actively in `defining the culture and organization of the institution of schooling'; Microeconomic and workplace reform; Enterprise bargaining; Role of the expert.
- Citizenship legislation in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Davis, Uri // Arab Studies Quarterly; Winter96, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p29
Presents the second part of the research project titled `Creating the Basis for Democracy in the Middle East: Conceptions of Citizenship in the Levant'. Social and political upheaval in Israel in 1973; Political geography of the Middle East in 1984; Background on the Syrian Republic; Judicial...
- Search for a homeland
Treasure, Catherine // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Apr1991, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p24
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- No right to do wrong.
Arnn, Larry // Policy Review; Fall95, Issue 74, p54
Focuses on the importance of citizenship in the United States. Opposition of conservatives to the liberal idea of citizenship; Debate on California's illegal-immigration initiative; Religion as a vital component of American citizenship.
- Pluralistic citizenship: A reference for citizenship...
Page, Michel // Canadian Ethnic Studies; 1997, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p22
Provides information on a study which examines in what way a pluralistic conception of citizenship deals with the issues faced by multidimensional societies like Canada. Brief review of related literatures; Correlation of citizenship and ethno-cultural diversity; Conclusions.
- Where you're from, and where you're not.
Gould, John // Christian Science Monitor; 9/28/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 214, p23
Presents an essay on being a citizen of the United States, and on what makes an American.
- The gift of belonging.
Gould, John // Canada & the World Backgrounder; Jan1998, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p12
Discusses citizenship in Canada as of 1998. The different definitions of citizenship in Greek and Roman societies; The 1977 Citizenship Act; Highlights of a June 1997 meeting of the Congress of Learned Societies in St. John's, Newfoundland; Comments on the meaning of Canadian citizenship. ...
- The Civic Achievement Award Program.
Dolenga, J. // Education Digest; Oct89, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p47
Describes the Civic Achievement Award Program (CAAP), a three-part citizenship education program for students in grades five through eight, that provides a foundation of the knowledge and skills young people need to become active, informed citizens.
- SHAPING YOUNG CITIZENS.
Dolenga, J. // Christian Science Monitor; 4/27/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 109, p20
Offers observations about the lack of interest in civil service and citizenship that young people in the United States have in the year 2000.
- Travel tips from Ramona of Romania.
Jervis, Rick // Christian Science Monitor; 9/24/99, Vol. 91 Issue 210, p7
Relates the experiences of the author who realized the value of American citizenship from a Romanian girl considered to be a gypsy.
- What laws for naturalisation?
Guimezanes, Nicole // OECD Observer; Jun/Jul94, Issue 188, p24
Discusses nationality laws of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member-countries. Shift from jus sanguini to jus soli principle in Germany; Countries which follow the jus soli policy; Countries with jus sanguini policy; Ways of acquiring nationality; National...
- The long road to the ballot box.
Brennan, Joan Laloli // Christian Science Monitor; 11/4/96, Vol. 88 Issue 238, p16
Presents information on channels individuals go through in order to become citizens and vote in the United States. Questions asked at the court hearing; Certification of Naturalization. INSET: Poem for the planet, by Bob Slaymaker..
- The revitalizing of citizenship.
Lenkowsky, Leslie // Indianapolis Business Journal; 04/28/97, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p7A
Opinion. Comments on efforts to revitalize citizenship in the United States. Holding of the Presidents' Summit for America's Future; Support from President Bill Clinton; Increasing responsibility among Americans; Limited capacities of businesses and civic groups; Civic renewal; Call for public...
- Jerusalem - Figment of the imagination.
Sheleff, Leon // GeoJournal; Mar2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p297
Examines the political and legal developments in the unification of Jerusalem as the capital city of the state of Israel after the 1967 war. Historical overview of the city of Jerusalem in both abstract and concrete terms; Use of the citizenship issue in determining the status of an area in...
- To rewrite the Citizenship Act, we must first distinguish between Canada and Disneyland.
Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/23/94, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p2
Focuses on how Edmonton Liberal MP Judy Bethel would define what it means to be a Canadian. Citizenship Minister Sergio Marchi wants a definition which spells out the principles, rights and responsibilities fundamental to a Canadian concept of citizenship in a new Citizenship Act by fall 1994. ...
- Reconsidering the Concept of Citizenship.
Zilbershats, Yaffa // Texas International Law Journal; Summer2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p689
Focuses on the concept of citizenship. Definition of citizenship; Origin and laws involved in citizenship; Importance and uses of citizenship.
- From Alien to Citizen.
Kushner, Sherrill // Cobblestone; May/Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p26
This article presents the process on how non-citizens can obtain citizenship in the U.S.
- USE IT, DON'T LOSE IT.
Kushner, Sherrill // Cobblestone; May/Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p30
This article provides information on how a U.S. citizen may lose his or her citizenship.
- Brain Ticklers.
Kushner, Sherrill // Cobblestone; May/Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p48
A quiz about U.S. citizenship is presented.
- The rigors of citizenship.
Murchland, Bernard // Review of Politics; Winter97, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p127
Discusses the lack of support for citizenship, as outlined in the essays of various philosophers. Examination of the essays `The Myth of Citizenship,' by Michael Ignatieff, `Culture of Citizenship: Inventing Postmodern Civic Culture,' by Thomas Bridges and `Multicultural Citizenship,' by Will...
- Cong. Towns and Men's Caucus help immigrants.
Murchland, Bernard // New York Amsterdam News; 05/17/97, Vol. 88 Issue 20, p32
Reports that the Men's Caucus for Congressman `Ed' Towns, in conjunction with the Caribbean Assistance program, will sponsor a citizenship drive. When the event will take place; Reason for the event; Comments from Darren Pearson, chairman and president of the Men's Caucus for the Brooklyn...
- Women against suffrage.
Murchland, Bernard // Wilson Quarterly; Autumn93, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p120
Reviews the article ``Better Citizens without the Ballot': American Anti-Suffrage Women and Their Rationale During the Progressive Era,' by Manuela Thurner in the spring 1993 issue of `Journal of Women's History'.
- The two faces of dual nationality.
West, Woody // Insight on the News; 06/15/98, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p48
Opinion. Focuses on a Mexican law which allows Mexicans to possess dual citizenship according to the views of an individual. What advantages will Mexicans gain from this law; Conditions of this law; How will this law affect Mexicans' loyalty to their adopted country; Comments from columnist,...
- National Citizenship Week.
West, Woody // Chinatown News; 4/3/94, Vol. 41 Issue 14, p22
Advises that Sergio Marchi, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, is launching National Citizenship Week, April 17-23, in Toronto at a special event at the University of Toronto. Activities and events that will take place in cities throughout Canada.
- Citizenship ruling on children of U.S. fathers.
West, Woody // Off Our Backs; Jun98, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p3
Reports that a law which grants citizenship to a child born of wedlock if the mother is a United States (US) citizen but not if the father is a US citizen, was rejected 6-3 by the US Supreme Court. Challenge made by a 21-year-old Filipina daughter of a man who served in the U.S. military in the...
- The naturalization process explained.
Persaud, Felicia // New York Amsterdam News; 2/7/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p14
The article presents a question related to the U.S. citizenship process and its answer.
- Citizenship, nationality and other identities.
Alonso, William // Journal of International Affairs; Winter95, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p585
Looks at the notion of citizenship and its basis in the modern world. Focus on politics and international sports competition; Culture and transnationality; Transnational communities.
- Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment.
HO, JAMES C. // Chinese American Forum; Jan2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p23
The article discusses the legality of citizenship for children born in the U.S. to parents who are illegal immigrants.
- Women of Botswana battle discriminatory legislation.
HO, JAMES C. // Women's International Network News; Summer90, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p57
Reports that Botswana women are up in arms against the country's Citizenship Act which forbids the right of citizenship of Botswana born of foreign fathers. Introduction of polygamy as recommended to Parliament; Violation of human rights issues.
- The meanings of citizenship.
Kerber, Linda K. // Journal of American History; Dec97, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p833
Focuses on citizenship in the United States during an annual meeting held in 1997. Groups who have different experiences of the meaning of citizenship in the United States; Provisions of the first Naturalization Act of 1790; What the Articles of Confederation denied.
- LA-based Asian Pacific American Nonprofit Offers Citizenship Grant.
Kerber, Linda K. // India -- West; 8/13/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 38, pB7
The article reports on the U.S. citizenship grant offered by the Organization of Chinese Americans-Greater Los Angeles chapter in Los Angeles, California.
- Immigration report indicates democracy.
Pryce, Vinette K. // New York Amsterdam News; 05/21/98, Vol. 89 Issue 21, p20
Reports that the New York Immigration Coalition has written a report on how the citizenship process in the United States (U.S.) is failing immigrants and the nation. Details on the title of the reports; How long does it take for an individual to become an U.S. citizen; What is the goal of...
- Nationality—(and yet).
Whitman, Walt // Complete Prose Works Specimen Days & Collect, November Boughs & ; 1/1/1910, p226
The thought of nationality especially for the United States, and making them original, and different from all other countries, another point ever remains to be considered. There are two distinct principles—aye, paradoxes—at the life-fountain and life-continuation of the States; one, the...
- Lesotho academic excluded.
Cherynshov, M. // Nature; 5/24/1990, Vol. 345 Issue 6273, p284
Reveals that the decision to refuse a South African residence permit to Professor Njabulo Ndebele, a citizen of Lesotho, was made at cabinet level. Ndebele was chosen to be the second vice-rector of the University of the Western Cape.
- Messianic Jews mount campaign to stay in Zion.
Kennedy, John W. // Christianity Today; 6/21/93, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p62
Reports on the public pressure for issuing permanent residency rights to Messianic Jewish families in Israel. Expiration of tourist visas; Qualification of a Jew under the law; Attendance at a Messianic congregation; Sons' service in the Israeli army; Entitlement to citizenship due to Jewish...
- Editor's Note.
Macfarlane, John // Walrus; May2011, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p13
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses reports within the issue on topics including Canadian citizenship and the condition of Newfoundland & Labrador in Canada.
- The International Citizen.
Adler, Ilya // Business Mexico; Oct2003, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p19
Focuses on the life of international citizens or globetrotters. Author's experience with globetrotting; Difficulties experience by international citizens; Insecurity felt by international citizens in terms of identity.
- ARE WE BUYING BRITISHNESS?
Adler, Ilya // Marketing Week (01419285); 5/9/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p22
Presents several issues regarding British national identity. Reluctance of the citizens to the traditional definitions of Britishness; Effects of establishment of Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly on the reluctance level of British national; Brand products symbolizing the British...
- A Look at Puerto Rico.
Vidal, Graciela // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 09/20/99, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p2
Deals with the citizenship of people who were born and are living in Puerto Rico.
- Captive Domiciles.
Vidal, Graciela // Best's Review; Mar2008, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p94
A directory of captive domiciles in various countries is presented.
- Epic Mideast drama plays out in film credits.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/21/97, Vol. 89 Issue 123, p1
Reports that the work of Arab artists who live in Israel but consider themselves to be Palestinian, is being labelled Arab-Israeli, much to the displeasure of the artists. Information on Elia Suleiman and his film `Chronicle of Disappearance'; Discussion on the difficulties of labelling people;...
- A Dose of Common Sense in the Center - Transitions Online.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Transitions Online; 7/12/2010, p1
The article offers information on several political developments in Central Europe including Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. It focuses on the elections in the Czech republic where the center-right coalition has emerged with a parliamentary majority. In Slovakia too the center-right...