By Rita Simon, Alison Brooks
During this 11th quantity on the earth Over sequence, Simon and Brooks learn and evaluate the rights and tasks of citizenship throughout twenty-one nations. The international locations incorporated are Canada, the U.S., 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 electorate get pleasure from in those international locations, as for instance the correct to run for and carry public workplace, vote, receive scholarships, and carry govt positions, the authors additionally describe the tasks which are connected to the function of citizen_for instance, to serve within the army, serve on a jury, and pay taxes. while on hand, Simon and Brooks document on public opinion information on how proud respondents are of the rustic during which they're electorate, as measured by means of such variables as whether or not they could otherwise be a citizen in their kingdom over the other kingdom on the earth, 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 aid their state no matter if it truly is within the unsuitable. Following a short bankruptcy at the historical past of citizenship, the ebook is equipped such that the 1st part presents a country-by-country profile of every of the problems describing rights and tasks and experiences at the public opinion information. the second one half is explicity comparative and describes the international locations opposed to one another.