‘Patriotic’ Or ‘Civic’ Citizenship Test For The UK

The proposed revision of the UK citizenship test, coming into effect by March 2013, stirred controversy over whether learning about the ‘country’s proud history’ will indeed make migrants better citizens and facilitate their integration in the society. Proportionate division of thematic questions and stronger focus on the civic rather than the ethno-centric Britishness in the history part of the test could be one of the possible ways of attaining the desired outcomes.

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