Our understanding of citizenship, that is, a person’s membership in an organized political community, is being challenged by a number of forces including, as discussed in class materials, a Western culture that gives priority to individual rights over collective responsibility, the emergence of multiculturalism and the politics of identity, and the effects of globalization. With respect to each, describe in what ways these forces call into question our traditional understandings of citizenship. Are these challenges good for democracy and for our political community?