SOC336H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Canadian Identity, Charter Of The French Language, Public Culture

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17 Oct 2012
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Citizenship regimel set of institutional and legal arrangments which define the parameters of ctizenship"s 4 diemenstions. Classic universal citizenship model: marhsalls citizenship is to those qho are full members of a community = clear line between insiders and outsiders equality is guaranteed among insiders thanks to universal rights. Liberal citizenship: neutral state, basic premise that human dignity mainly stems from autonomy. Human dignity requires recognition of cultural identity, allowing one to flourish and choose their identity. Weak: citizenship: contract between individual, group + state. Weak multiculturalism: how rights are protected: seeks to strike a balance between individual and group rights. Internal restrictions: the ways in which community leaders control behaviors of individuals not allowed in weak multiculturalism, protected by state. External protections: mechansims that the government uses to protext minority groups from oppresion from mainstream society = allowed by weak multiculturalism.

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