RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 191023675 LA English UL http://site.ebrary.com/id/10211851 T1 Beyond citizenship : American identity after globalization A1 Spiro, Peter J., PB Oxford University Press PP Oxford [England]; New York YR 2008 SN 9780199722259 0199722250 0195152182 9780195152180 9781435617841 1435617843 1281158909 9781281158901 AB American identity has always been capacious as a concept but narrow in its application. Citizenship has mostly been about being here, either through birth or residence. The territorial premises for citizenship have worked to resolve the peculiar challenges of American identity. But globalization is detaching identity from location. What used to define American was rooted in American space. Now one can be anywhere and be an American, politically or culturally. Against that backdrop, it becomes difficult to draw the boundaries of human community in a meaningful way. Longstanding notions of democ.