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Contemporary Citizenship: Four Types

information network and their connections with the market are no longer mediated by trade unions or artisans associations, because their working lives are likely to be based on casual and shortterm employment in global corporations. ‘Facebook’ becomes society for the isolated consumer. However, while they enjoy low personal taxation and easy credit, their wages from casual employment are often insufficient to provide for long-term benefits such as pension. With the financialisation of capitalism and the spread of advanced consumerism, the consumer-citizenship is often

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