Michael Schudson Citizenship

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The concept of citizenship and its general approach in different eras by Michael Schudson has been such a topic for debate, given with the notion of how society today tend to define the distinct ideal “citizen” and its origins in America while comparing them to various nations around the world to see how each differs from the other while indicating that an informed citizen in a mass democracy has thus far been insufficient. He gave some examples in an earlier in an American democracy that an informed citizen did not in fact require much in society, with only traits such as loyalty and regularity being the most sought after; elections through education in an effort by “Mugwumps” (a term used to describe Republican political activists who left

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