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Making Rights ClaimsA Practice of Democratic Citizenship$
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Karen Zivi

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199826414

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826414.001.0001

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Practicing Democracy

Practicing Democracy

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(p.113) 6 Practicing Democracy
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Making Rights Claims
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Karen Zivi

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826414.003.0006

This brief concluding chapter revisits one of the motivating questions of the book: Should individuals or groups, particularly those marginalized on the basis of a particular identity, turn to the language of rights to advance democratic values, ends, and practices? Answering this question in the affirmative, this chapter reminds readers that rights claiming is an important democratic practice not because it guarantees a particular political, legal, or social outcome but because it invites individuals to practices and develop the skills of citizenship while reimagining the contours of community.

Keywords:   democracy, citizenship, rights claiming, identity

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