Citizenship and its Others by Bridget Anderson, Vanessa Hughes

By Bridget Anderson, Vanessa Hughes

This edited quantity analyzes citizenship via recognition to its Others, revealing the fondness of citizenship's inclusion and claims to equality through defining it as felony prestige, political belonging and club rights. verified and rising students discover the exclusion of migrants, welfare claimants, girls, childrens and others.

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If states refuse to accept the entry of their ‘undesirable’ citizens, they risk other states following suit, thereby limiting their own power to deport non-citizens. This global citizenship regime is coming under pressure from above and from below, and its tensions with liberal values of universalism and rights are increasingly exposed. Even this most minimal interpretation of a common meaning to citizenship is potentially under threat as in September 2014 UK Prime Minister David Cameron proposed to refuse re-admittance to UK nationals who had left to fight in Syria.

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