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Citizenship and Migration
Globalization and the Politics of Belonging

ISBN 9780415927147
Published March 24, 2005 by Routledge
272 Pages

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This book argues that basing citizenship on singular and individual membership in a nation-state is no longer adequate, since the nation-state model itself is being severely eroded. It examines issues of citizenship and difference in the Asia-Pacific region.

Table of Contents

Preface, 1. The Crisis of Citizenship, 2. Theories of Citizenship, 3. Immigration, Minority Formation and Racialization, 4. Becoming a Citizen, 5. Being a Citizen, 6. Ethnic Mobilization and New Political Subjects, 7. The End of National Belonging, 8. Globalization and Citizenship in the Asia-Pacific Region, 9. Social Capital and the New Civics, 10. Postscript: Citizenship or Chaos?, Bibliography, Index

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Stephen Castles is Professor and Director of the Centre for Multicultural Studies at the University of Wollongong, Australia and the author of The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World. Alastair Davidson is Professor of Politics at Monash and Inaugural Professor of Citizenship Studies, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He is currently a Professorial Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton, New Jersey.