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Eva Cherniavsky
Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen

Gross-Wyrtzen on Cherniavsky, 'Neocitizenship: Political Culture after Democracy'

Eva Cherniavsky. Neocitizenship: Political Culture after Democracy. New York: New York University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-9357-7; $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-8091-1.

Reviewed by Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen (Clark University)
Published on H-Citizenship (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Emily Mitchell-Eaton

New Issue of Democratic Theory

Dear Colleague,

The articles in this issue propose various reforms to core democratic mechanisms and engage with the ideas of impermanence in democratic governments, common democracy, and popular referendums. This issue also includes a book symposium, critical commentary, and Democratic Theory's first "practitioner's note," which highlights the democratic enterprise SeeClickFix.

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1

Resist and Revivify: Democratic Theory in a Time of Defiance
Jean-Paul Gagnon and Emily Beausoleil

William Nelson Cromwell Foundation research grants

In 2017, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available a number of $5,000 fellowship awards to support research and writing in American legal history by early-career scholars. Early career generally includes those researching or writing a PhD dissertation (or equivalent project) and recent recipients of a graduate degree working on their first major monograph or research project. The number of awards made is at the discretion of the Foundation. In the past several years, the trustees of the Foundation have made five to nine awards. 

History of Human Heredity, US to 1860, Citizenship, Morality

Greetings – It seems that H-Net has made it more difficult to sending things more generally. I apologize for cross-posting. I am revising a book manuscript and I have a question (a big one) that I’ve been trying to chase that I haven’t had much luck with, which may mean I’m actually on to something new, but that almost never happens so … I’m looking at the history of human heredity in America from the Revolution to the Civil War.