A journey to citizenship: Constructions of citizenship and identity in the British Citizenship Test
作者: Debra GrayChristine Griffin
作者单位: 1University of Winchester UK
2 University of Bath UK
刊名: British Journal of Social Psychology, 2014, Vol.53 (2), pp.299-314
来源数据库: Wiley Journal
DOI: 10.1111/bjso.12042
原始语种摘要: The British Citizenship Test was introduced in 2005 as one of a raft of new procedures aimed at addressing the perceived problems of integration and social cohesion in migrant communities. In this study, we argue that this new citizenship procedure signals a shift in British political discourse about citizenship – particularly, the institutionalization of a common British citizen identity that is intended to draw citizens together in a new form of political/national community. In line with this, we examine the British Citizenship Test from a social psychological perspective to interrogate the ways in which the test constitutes identity, constitutes citizenship, and constitutes citizenship‐as‐identity. Analysis of the test and its associated documents highlights three ways in which...
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  • citizenship 公民籍
  • identity 恒等性
  • British 不列颠的
  • journey 旅行
  • collective 集体
  • political 政治
  • interrogate 询问
  • national 国家的
  • integration 集成
  • destination 目的