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the citizen
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1840
ISBN 10:
Pages: 329 pages
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What Kind of Citizen
Author: Joel Westheimer
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release Date: 2015
ISBN 10: 0807756350
Pages: 122 pages
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Citizen Science
Author: Alan Irwin,Irwin a Staff
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release Date: 1995
ISBN 10: 9780415115483
Pages: 198 pages
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Citizen Science Book Summary : In Citizen Science, Alan Irwin provides a much-needed and insightful route through the fraught relationship between science, the public and the environmental threat. A major contribution to our understanding of environmental sociology.

Citizen and Subject
Author: Mahmood Mamdani
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2018-04-24
ISBN 10: 1400889715
Pages: 384 pages
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Citizen and Subject Book Summary : In analyzing the obstacles to democratization in post- independence Africa, Mahmood Mamdani offers a bold, insightful account of colonialism's legacy--a bifurcated power that mediated racial domination through tribally organized local authorities, reproducing racial identity in citizens and ethnic identity in subjects. Many writers have understood colonial rule as either "direct" (French) or "indirect" (British), with a third variant--apartheid--as exceptional. This benign terminology, Mamdani shows, masks the fact that these were actually variants of a despotism. While direct rule denied rights to subjects on racial grounds, indirect rule incorporated them into a "customary" mode of rule, with state-appointed Native Authorities defining custom. By tapping authoritarian possibilities in culture, and by giving culture an authoritarian bent, indirect rule (decentralized despotism) set the pace for Africa; the French followed suit by changing from direct to indirect administration, while apartheid emerged relatively later. Apartheid, Mamdani shows, was actually the generic form of the colonial state in Africa. Through case studies of rural (Uganda) and urban (South Africa) resistance movements, we learn how these institutional features fragment resistance and how states tend to play off reform in one sector against repression in the other. The result is a groundbreaking reassessment of colonial rule in Africa and its enduring aftereffects. Reforming a power that institutionally enforces tension between town and country, and between ethnicities, is the key challenge for anyone interested in democratic reform in Africa.

Entertaining the Citizen
Author: Liesbet van Zoonen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780742529076
Pages: 181 pages
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Entertaining the Citizen Book Summary : Can politics be combined with entertainment? Can political involvement and participation be fun? Politics and popular culture are converging all the time, whether it's in Arnold Schwarzenegger's election as governor of California or in political television dramas and movies like The West Wing and Dave. This book encourages readers to think about how links between entertainment and politics have the potential to rejuvenate citizenship, endorse civic values, and sustain civic commitment. Instead of discarding the popular as irrelevant or dangerous to the democratic process, Liesbet van Zoonen shows us the possibilities for increasing political knowledge and participation through the arenas of politics and popular music, political "soaps," political television dramas, and politicians as celebrities. A first-rate starting point for debate, Entertaining the Citizen will stimulate and entertain students and general readers alike.

Citizen Science
Author: Janis L. Dickinson,Richard E. Bonney, Jr.
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Release Date: 2012-04-07
ISBN 10: 0801464420
Pages: 304 pages
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Citizen Science Book Summary : Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards, watching for the first budding leaf in spring, or measuring local snowfall. The large numbers of volunteers who participate in projects such as Project FeederWatch or Project BudBurst collect valuable research data, which, when pooled together, create an enormous body of scientific data on a vast geographic scale. In return, such projects aim to increase participants’ connections to science, place, and nature, while supporting science literacy and environmental stewardship. In Citizen Science, experts from a variety of disciplines—including scientists and education specialists working at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where many large citizen science programs use birds as proxies for biodiversity—share their experiences of creating and implementing successful citizen science projects, primarily those that use massive data sets gathered by citizen scientists to better understand the impact of environmental change. This first and foundational book for this developing field of inquiry addresses basic aspects of how to conduct citizen science projects, including goal-setting, program design, and evaluation, as well as the nuances of creating a robust digital infrastructure and recruiting a large participant base through communications and marketing. An overview of the types of research approaches and techniques demonstrates how to make use of large data sets arising from citizen science projects. A final section focuses on citizen science’s impacts and its broad connections to understanding the human dimensions and educational aspects of participation. Citizen Science teaches teams of program developers and researchers how to cross the bridge from success at public engagement to using citizen science data to understand patterns and trends or to test hypotheses about how ecological processes respond to change at large geographic scales. Intended as a resource for a broad audience of experts and practitioners in natural sciences, information science, and social sciences, this book can be used to better understand how to improve existing programs, develop new ones, and make better use of the data resources that have accumulated from citizen science efforts. Its focus on harnessing the impact of "crowdsourcing" for scientific and educational endeavors is applicable to a wide range of fields, especially those that touch on the importance of massive collaboration aimed at understanding and conserving what we can of the natural world.

Man and Citizen
Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
Release Date: 1991
ISBN 10: 9780872201118
Pages: 388 pages
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Man and Citizen Book Summary : Contains the English version of the author's political and moral philosophy. This title also includes the English translation of "De Homine," chapters X-XV. It also features the English translation of "De Cive."

Second class Citizen
Author: Buchi Emecheta
Publisher: Heinemann
Release Date: 1994
ISBN 10: 9780435909918
Pages: 186 pages
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Second class Citizen Book Summary : "Adah, a woman from the Ibo tribe, moves to England to live with her Nigerian student husband. She soon discovers that life for a young Nigerian woman living in London in the 1960s is grim. Rejected by British society and thwarted by her husband, who expects her to be subservient to him, she is forced to face up to life as a second-class citizen."--Back cover.

Citizen Journalism
Author: Stuart Allan,Einar Thorsen
Publisher: Peter Lang
Release Date: 2009
ISBN 10: 9781433102950
Pages: 277 pages
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Citizen Journalism Book Summary : Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives' examines the spontaneous actions of ordinary people, caught up in extraordinary events, and compelled to adopt the role of a news reporter. This collection of twenty-one chapters investigates citizen journalism in the West, including the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia, as well as its development in other national contexts around the globe, including Brazil, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Palestine, South Korea, Vietnam, and even Antarctica. Its aim is to assess the contribution of citizen journalism to crisis reporting, and to encourage new forms of dialogue and debate about how it may be improved in the future. The book contains contributions by Mark Deuze about 'The Future of Citizen Journalism' and Paul Bradshaw about 'Wiki Journalism.

The Making of Citizen Kane  Revised Edition
Author: Orson Welles,Robert L. Carringer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date: 1996-10-24
ISBN 10: 9780520205673
Pages: 182 pages
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The Making of Citizen Kane Revised Edition Book Summary : Citizen Kane, widely considered the greatest film ever made, continues to fascinate critics and historians as well as filmgoers. While credit for its genius has traditionally been attributed solely to its director, Orson Welles, Carringer's pioneering study documents the shared creative achievements of Welles and his principal collaborators. The Making of Citizen Kane, copiously illustrated with rare photographs and production documents, also provides an in-depth view of the operations of the Hollywood studio system. This new edition includes a revised preface and overview of criticism, an updated chronology of the film's reception history, a reconsideration of the locus of responsibility of Welles's ill-fated The Magnificent Ambersons, and new photographs.

Citizen Competence and Democratic Institutions
Author: Stephen L. Elkin,Karol Edward Soltan
Publisher: Penn State Press
Release Date: 2010-11-01
ISBN 10: 9780271042435
Pages: 329 pages
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Citizen Competence and Democratic Institutions Book Summary : Bringing together new work from many of the leading experts on democratic citizenship, this volume presents both normative argument and empirical analysis to help deepen our understanding of the various competences that citizens require if there is to be a flourishing democratic political order in our present age. The essays explore the following themes: (1) the essential components of democratic citizenship and how these can be fostered; (2) the state of citizen competence in various democratic regimes; (3) civil society as a crucial site for the exercise and development of democratic citizenship; (4) new findings that show democratic citizens to have more political information and behave more rationally than hitherto supposed; and (5) the theory and practice of new institutional forms for democratic deliberation and democratic control. The final section of the book explores new and revitalized forms of democratic participation as well as the kind of participation that is likely to foster a wide variety of citizen competences. The discussion runs from what we know and can expect from town meetings, to the value of public work in fostering a democratic citizenry, to entirely new forms for expressing citizen judgment. The Contributors are Benjamin Barber, Harry C. Boyte, Frank M. Bryan, Michael A. Dimock, Stephen L. Elkin, James S. Fishkin, Norman Frohlich, John Gaventa, Elizabeth Gerber, Alan Kay, Robert E. Lane, Arthur Lupia, Jane Mansbridge, Joe A. Oppenheimer, Benjamin Page, Samuel Popkin, Nancy Rosenblum, Robert Shapiro, Karol Edward Soltan, Marion Smiley, and David Steiner.

The Size of Municipalities  Efficiency and Citizen Participation
Author: Council of Europe
Publisher: Council of Europe
Release Date: 1995-01-01
ISBN 10: 9789287126580
Pages: 213 pages
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Citizen Engagement
Author: Katherine A. Graham,Susan D. Phillips,Institute of Public Administration of Canada
Publisher: Institute of Public Administration of Canada
Release Date: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780920715789
Pages: 242 pages
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Global Citizen Action
Author: Michael Edwards,John Gaventa
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
Release Date: 2001
ISBN 10: 9781555879938
Pages: 328 pages
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Global Citizen Action Book Summary : Part 4: Lessons Learned

Benjamin Franklin
Author: Edward Robins
Publisher: New York ; London : G.P. Putnam's Sons
Release Date: 1898
ISBN 10:
Pages: 354 pages
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