- The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship
- List of Abbreviations
- List of Contributors
- Introduction: Citizenship—<i>Quo Vadis</i>?
- Revisiting the Classical Ideal of Citizenship
- Re-Scaling the Geography of Citizenship
- Political Membership and Democratic Boundaries
- Liberal and Republican Conceptions of Citizenship
- Citizenship and Nationhood
- The History of Racialized Citizenship
- Feminist, Sexual, and Queer Citizenship
- Postcolonial Citizenship
- Economic Theories of Citizenship Ascension
- Comparing Citizenship Regimes
- Citizenship and Human Rights
- Citizenship and Cultural Diversity
- Citizenship and the Franchise
- Status Non-Citizens
- Citizenship in Immigration States
- Citizenship and State Transition
- Citizenship in Non-Western Contexts
- Indigenous Citizenship in Settler States
- Secular and Religious Citizenship
- Performative Citizenship
- Does Citizenship Matter?
- The Place of Territory in Citizenship
- Diasporas and Transnational Citizenship
- Fragmentation of Citizenship Governance
- Multiple Citizenship
- Multilevel Citizenship
- Supranational Citizenship
- Cosmopolitan Citizenship
- On Refugeehood and Citizenship
- Statelessness, ‘In-Between’ Statuses, and Precarious Citizenship
- Citizenship and Technology
- Citizenship For Sale?
- Citizenship and Membership Duties Toward Quasi-Citizens
- Inclusive Citizenship Beyond the Capacity Contract
Abstract and Keywords
Supranational citizenship, as a concept, sits somewhat uncomfortably between the regional experience of European citizenship and discourses on global or cosmopolitan citizenship.European citizenship is too narrow to exhaust the concept, and global or cosmopolitan citizenship is too broad to embrace it firmly. Hence the contours of supranational citizenship remain rather fuzzy. This chapter endeavors to dispel this fuzziness. It traces a conceptual definition of supranational citizenship focusing on the re-articulation of citizenship beyond national boundaries on the basis of a norm of mutual recognition of belonging. It then distils from the concrete experience of European citizenship further elements to reinforce this definition. Ultimately, the chapter relies on the reinforced definition to identify contemporary examples of supranational citizenship beyond the EU context - such as Mercosur citizenship or CARICOM citizenship - and to chart the theoretical prospects of the concept.
Keywords: Global Citizenship, European Citizenship, Cosmopolitan Citizenship, Nationality, Free Movement, Mutual recognition, MERCOSUR Citizenship, Gulf Citizenship, Caribbean Community, ECOWAS Citizenship
Francesca Strumia, Lecturer in Law, University of Sheffield.
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