SOC 300 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Freedom Of Movement, Canadian Identity, American Exceptionalism
Citizenship act announced that canada would no longer serve as another british outpost. 2 dimensions inform this legal-social contract: 1. Citizens relay on the state for their rights & freedom to be protected. Equity rights, democratic rights, legal rights, mobility rights, language rights, etc. , Obey canadian laws, participate in the democratic process, respect: 2. Citizenship involves a defined rel of belonging rights and freedoms of others debate on who belongs, who can belong and how belong citizenship as belonging are assigned by blood or geneology those who share common descent (germany) By soil or territory, citizenship is open to all who were born in a same territory (us) ideology, sharing values / commitment (can) colonialism feature common to most citizenship is its universality. Universal citizenship: treating each person the same: same benefits and rights this has come under attack. Introduction: new game, new rules, new adventures continuous change and transformation. Development of canada-building often involve conflict / controversy.