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Citizenship and Nationhood  

Chaim Gans

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Citizenship in this chapter means membership of a state. Nationhood means membership of a “nation”, which is a particular type of cultural and/or ethnic collective. I first set out the ... More

Citizenship and State Transition  

Oxana Shevel

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter analyzes the national citizenship regimes adopted by newly independent states and factors that influence the content of these regimes. The chapter examines how the goal of ... More

Citizenship and the Franchise  

Jo Shaw

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The struggle for universal suffrage has been a paradigmatic political struggle in the modern state, as people have striven to achieve full and equal citizenship. This chapter examines - ... More

The Constitutionally Anomalous Right to Education  

Joshua E. Weishart

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Dec 2018
This chapter clarifies the nature of right to education in the United States. It analyzes the constitutional text and judicial decisions from the past half-century to identify the right’s ... More

Contested Meanings of Equality: The Unrealized Promise of the Antidiscrimination Principle and the Uncertain Future of a Right to Education  

Rachel F. Moran

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Dec 2018
Many people take for granted that the antidiscrimination principle and an equality norm are one and the same. In fact, there are significant differences that should not be overlooked. ... More

Critical Race Theory and The Political Uses of Legal History  

H. Timothy Lovelace Jr.

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
In 1976, Derrick Bell, a former lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, wrote about the inability of modern civil rights litigation to advance real racial justice. His ... More

Fiscal Compliance Rules for Federal Funding of Elementary and Secondary Education: Transparency, Reason-giving, and Agency Accountability  

Nora Gordon and Eloise Pasachoff

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Dec 2018
Fiscal compliance rules—technical rules governing how states and school districts may use their federal money and how they must document that use—are pervasive throughout federal education ... More

Fragmentation of Citizenship Governance  

Joel P. Trachtman

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
A future of greater migration will put pressure on the exclusive territorial model of citizenship. In the deepest analytical sense, bundled citizenship is incoherent, and made more so by ... More

Legal History as Political History  

Roy Kreitner

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter takes the phrase ‘legal history as political history’ as gesturing at two existing, perhaps by now classic debates. One is the question of political history’s meaning, or its ... More

Liberal and Republican Conceptions of Citizenship  

Iseult Honohan

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines what it means to be a citizen within liberal and republican political theories - liberalism as the dominant political philosophy of our time, and republicanism as ... More

Naturalization  

Liav Orgad

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The manner in which new citizens should be created is one of the most complex questions in political theory. The law of naturalization functions as a gatekeeper—it is designed to include ... More

Political Membership and Democratic Boundaries  

Rainer Bauböck

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The chapter focuses on citizenship as membership in a political community. It starts from a critical discussion of the “democratic boundary problem” and argues that principles of democratic ... More

Public Development for Professional Sports Stadiums  

Irwin P. Raij and Alexander Chester

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter discusses the development and financing for stadiums by the teams in the largest American professional sports leagues, including MLB, the NFL, the NBA, the NHL, and MLS, and ... More

Re-Scaling the Geography of Citizenship  

Alexander C. Diener

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Rather than following a linear narrative, this discussion of rescaling citizenship reveals varied modes socio-spatial organization and belonging that, at times, coincide with the dominant ... More

Schooling for Democracy: Past, Present, and Future  

Michael A. Rebell

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Mar 2020
Education in America today lacks a meaningful vision. The equal educational opportunity goal proclaimed by the U.S. Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education has been undermined by the ... More

Sex Discrimination and the Transformation of U.S. Education  

Erin E. Buzuvis

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Dec 2018
This chapter highlights the role of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and the U.S. Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment in transforming the ... More

The Shifting Landscape of Education Governance  

Jeffrey W. Snyder and Sarah Reckhow

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Dec 2018
In recent decades, education governance has seen many important shifts that influence how education services are provided to students. This chapter introduces three of the most pronounced ... More

Sports in the Context of Social Media Law  

Jon M. Garon

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
Social media has emerged as an essential communications format among players, teams, leagues, fans, and consumers. Social media has fewer control points than traditional broadcast or print ... More

Students with Disabilities: A Half-Century of Progress  

Laura Rothstein

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Dec 2018
This chapter provides the foundation overview on the history, evolution, and trends regarding the education of students with disabilities. Moving from an era of almost total exclusion (or ... More

Transgender Students  

Suzanne E. Eckes and Maria M. Lewis

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Dec 2018
Controversies over school policies that impact transgender students have garnered increased attention in recent years. For example, some transgender students have been prohibited from using ... More

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