Global citizenship and the global city

Öztemel, Özlem
In the last two decades, the accelerated global developments in economic, cultural and socio-political era have affected the constitution of citizenship which has been defined in accordance with nation. Therefore, this thesis analyses the debate on global citizenship around the issue of the state of citizenship under the conditions of global city. This thesis focuses on the question 'who is (not) the citizen' or 'who act as citizen' in the space of global cities. In other words, it questions how and by whom citizenship is being challenged and constituted in the context of global cities?


The possibility of postnationality in the case of european union citizenship
Ay, Özgür; Ertuğrul, Kürşad; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2003)
Recent developments such as internationalization of labor markets, emergence of multi-level polities and a global discourse on human rights have influenced citizenship practices and challenged conventional definitions of citizenship. While conventional definitions of citizenship often presuppose the relationship between citizenship, nationality and nation-state, as an institution, citizenship is constituted and reconstituted by economic, political, social and legal practices. In this context, European Union...
EU citizenship and Europeanness: national challenges and postnational prospects towards political integration
Salkaya, Fatma Elif; Yurdusev, Ahmet Nuri; Department of European Studies (2004)
The issue of political integration has been one of the most contentious subjects in terms of the academic studies concerning European integration. Despite many researches have been conducted in the areas concerning institutional problems, enlargement or European security, the researches concerning the socio-political diemnsion of the politcal integration are still very rare. This thesis approaches to the issue of political integration from a socio-political perspective.The problematic of the EU citizenship,...
Developing a scale of citizenship perceptions in terms of rights and duties in contemporary Turkey
Taşkın (Fığlalı), Ayşegül; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Sociology (2008)
This thesis approaches the concept of citizenship from the angle of citizens by focusing on the citizenship perception of the citizens in Turkey. It has been aimed to measure citizenship perceptions in terms of the balance between both total rights and duties, and also in terms of civil, political and social elements of citizenship. Liberal and civic republican conceptions of citizenship have been employed as the ideal-standard models against which it is attempted to measure the citizenship perceptions, bec...
Enlightenment and Global History (ENGLOBE)
Peker, Ali Uzay(2013-10-31)
"ENGLOBE (""Enlightenment and Global History"") is a projected network of researchers concerned with Europe’s role in the process of globalization. Its thematic aims are located in the newly emerging supra-disciplinary field of Global History which provides a highly useful mode of reflection on the cultural and historical dimension of globalization processes. The Enlightenment has a double significance within this field. It was the first moment in history when questions and problems arising out of globaliza...
Quality in gender equality policies (QUING)
Acar, Feride Pınar(2011-3-31)
The European Union is a multilayered, multicultural democracy based on mutual respect for its diverse peoples and cultures, introducing goals that value diversity and inclusion while counteracting hierarchies, inequalities and exclusion. At the level of its Member States, uneven struggles often diverge from this and tend to exclude and polarize, whether the focus is on race, ethnicity, religion or sexuality. Gender issues are constitutive of current European polarizations in terms of ethnicity, sexuality...
Citation Formats
Ö. Öztemel, “Global citizenship and the global city,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2003.