By Rita Simon, Alison Brooks

During this 11th quantity on the planet Over sequence, Simon and Brooks research and examine the rights and obligations of citizenship throughout twenty-one international locations. The international locations integrated are Canada, the USA, Argentina, Brazil, nice Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China, Japan, and Australia. as well as reporting at the rights that voters get pleasure from in those nations, as for instance definitely the right to run for and carry public place of work, vote, receive scholarships, and carry executive positions, the authors additionally describe the obligations which are hooked up to the position of citizen_for instance, to serve within the army, serve on a jury, and pay taxes. whilst to be had, Simon and Brooks record on public opinion information on how proud respondents are of the rustic during which they're electorate, as measured via such variables as whether or not they might otherwise be a citizen in their state over the other nation on this planet, how proud they're in their country's political effect on this planet, how democracy works of their nation, and whether or not they think they need to help their kingdom whether it truly is within the flawed. Following a short bankruptcy at the background of citizenship, the publication is prepared such that the 1st part presents a country-by-country profile of every of the problems describing rights and tasks and studies at the public opinion info. the second one half is explicity comparative and describes the international locations opposed to one another.

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