HISTORICIZING CITIZENSHIP IN POST-WAR BRITAIN*

@article{Grant2016HISTORICIZINGCI,
  title={HISTORICIZING CITIZENSHIP IN POST-WAR BRITAIN*},
  author={Matthew Grant},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={59},
  pages={1187 - 1206}
}
  • Matthew Grant
  • Published 12 August 2016
  • Sociology
  • The Historical Journal
Abstract Citizenship has been widely debated in post-war British history, yet historians discuss the concept in very different, and potentially contradictory, ways. In doing so, historians are largely following in the footsteps of post-war politicians, thinkers, and ordinary people, who showed that citizenship could – and did – mean very different things. The alternative ways of framing the concept can be usefully described as the three registers of citizenship. First, there are the political… Expand
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