POL 340 Citizenship and Belonging: From Local to Global Perspectives




This course provides a comprehensive overview of the main debates on citizenship in liberal democracies and the implications of globalization on those debates. The course will examine citizenship from the perspective of rights, participatory democracy and identity politics as expressed in cultural, ethnic, national, and gendered contexts. The course will also consider the degree to which globalization has de-territorialized and fragmented citizenship thereby raising new challenges about how community identity, civic ties, human rights, environmental stewardship and social justice are to be practiced and experienced.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

POL 340 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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