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Citizenship

  • Disability and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups engaged in similar human rights struggles.... more...

  • Revolutionizing Expectationsby Melissa Estes Blair

    University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    In the 1970s the women’s movement created tremendous changes in the lives of women throughout the United States. Millions of women participated in a movement that fundamentally altered the country’s ideas about how women could and should contribute to American society. Revolutionizing Expectations tells the story of some of those women, many... more...

  • Commonplace Diversity: Social Relations in a Super-Diverse Contextby Susanne Wessendorf

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Drawing on in-depth ethnographic fieldwork, Wessendorf explores life in a super-diverse urban neighbourhood. The book presents a vivid account of the daily doings and social relations among the residents and how they pragmatically negotiate difference in their everyday lives. more...

  • Masculinity and Nationhood, 1830-1910by Josephine Hoegaerts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A history of what it meant to be a man, and a citizen of an emerging nation throughout the nineteenth century. This book not only relates how Belgians were taught how to move and fight, but also how they spoke and sang to express masculinity and patriotism. more...

  • Preventing Political Violence Against Civiliansby Aoibhín de Búrca

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The increased targeting of civilians by militants raises serious and profound questions for policy-makers. Examining conflict in Northern Ireland, Israel and Palestine, this book focuses on ethno-nationalist militant groups and formulates a model to constrain violence against civilians. more...

  • LGBT Activism and the Making of Europeby Phillip Ayoub; David Paternotte

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book explores the alleged uniqueness of the European experience, and investigates its ties to a long history of LGBT and queer movements in the region. These movements, the book argues, were inspired by specific ideas about Europe, which they sought to realize on the ground through activism. more...

  • New Border and Citizenship Politicsby Helen Schwenken; Sabine Ruß-Sattar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This collection examines the intersections and dynamics of bordering processes and citizenship politics in the Global North and Australia. By taking the political agency of migrants into account, it approaches the subject of borders as a genuine political and socially constructed phenomenon and transcends a state-centered perspective. more...

  • Penn Centerby Orville Vernon Burton; Wilbur Cross; Emory Campbell

    University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Gullah people of St. Helena Island still relate that their people wanted to "catch the learning" after northern abolitionists founded Penn School in 1862, less than six months after the Union army captured the South Carolina sea islands. In this broad history Orville Vernon Burton and Wilbur Cross range across the past 150 years to reacquaint... more...

  • Mediated Citizenshipby Bettina von Lieres; Laurence Piper

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on case studies from the global South, this book explores the politics of mediated citizenship in which citizens are represented to the state through third party intermediaries. The studies show that mediation is both widely practiced and multi-directional and that it has an important role to play in deepening democracy in the global South.... more...

  • International Educational Development and Learning through Sustainable Partnershipsby Steven Coombs; Mark Potts; Jack Whitehead

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Addressing the debate around what makes a good citizen, this work proposes a new form of post-colonial citizenship education which can be applied in any cultural setting. International educational partnerships provide the opportunity for participants to live out values such as cultural empathy and thus demonstrate their right to citizenship. more...