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Routledge Handbook of Global Citizenship Studies

Edited by Engin F. Isin, Peter Nyers

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644 pages

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Citizenship studies is at a crucial moment of globalizing as a field. What used to be mainly a European, North American, and Australian field has now expanded to major contributions featuring scholarship from Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

The Routledge Handbook of Global Citizenship Studies takes into account this globalizing moment. At the same time, it considers how the global perspective exposes the strains and discords in the concept of ‘citizenship’ as it is understood today. With over fifty contributions from international, interdisciplinary experts, the Handbook features state-of-the-art analyses of the practices and enactments of citizenship across broad continental regions (Africas, Americas, Asias and Europes) as well as deterritorialized forms of citizenship (Diasporicity and Indigeneity). Through these analyses, the Handbook provides a deeper understanding of citizenship in both empirical and theoretical terms.

This volumesets a new agenda for scholarly investigations of citizenship. Its wide-ranging contributions and clear, accessible style make itessential reading for students and scholars working on citizenship issues across the humanities and social sciences.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Globalizing Citizenship Studies by Engin Isin and Peter Nyers. Navigating Global Citizenship Studies by Jack Harrington. Part I: Struggles for Citizenship 1. Contested Citizenship of the Arab Spring and Beyond by Gal Levy 2. Genealogies of Autonomous Mobility by Martina Martignoni and Dimitris Papadopoulos 3. Global Citizenship in an Insurrectional Era by Nevzat Soguk 4. In Life Through Death: Transgressive Citizenship at the Border by Kim Rygiel Part II: Positioning Citizenships 5. Decolonizing Global Citizenship by Charles T. Lee 6. Practicing Citizenship From the Ordinary to the Activist by Catherine Neveu 7. Sexual Citizenship and Cultural Imperialism by Leticia Sabsay 8. Topologies of Citizenship by Kate Hepworth 9. Citizenship Beyond State Sovereignty by Aoileann Ní Mhurchú 10. A Post-Marshallian Conception of Global Social Citizenship by Hartley Dean 11. Can There Be a Global Historiography of Citizenship? by Kathryn L. Wegner 12. Regimes of Citizenship by Xavier Guillaume Part III: Africas 13. Citizenship in Africa: The Politics of Belonging by Sara Rich Dorman 14. Trends in Citizenship Law and Politics in Africa since the Colonial Era by Bronwen Manby 15. Activist Citizens and the Politics of Mobility in Osire Refugee Camp by Suzan Ilcan 16. Struggles of Citizenship in Sudan by Munzoul A. M. Assal 17. Transformations of Nationality Legislation in North Africa by Zahra Albarazi and Laura Van Waas 18. Conviviality and Negotiations with Belonging in Urban Africa by Ingrid Brudvig and Francis B. Nyamnjoh 19. Citizenship Struggles in the Maghreb by Delphine Perrin 20. Struggles for Citizenship in South Africa by Daniel Conway Part IV: Americas 21 .Transformations in Imaginings and Practices of Citizenship in Latin America by Judy Meltzer and Cristina Rojas 22. Ecological Citizenship in Latin America by Alex Latta and Hannah Wittman 23. Citizenship and Foreignness in Canada by Yasmeen Abu-Laban 24. Performances of Citizenship in the Caribbean by Mimi Sheller 25. Non-Citizen Citizenship in Canada and the United States by Thomas Swerts Part V: Asias 26. Emerging Forms of Citizenship in the Arab World by Dina Kiwan 27. The Invention of Citizenship in Palestine by Lauren Banko 28. Orientalism and the Construction of the Apolitical Buddhist Subject by Ian Anthony Morrison 29. Citizenship in Central Asia by Vanessa Ruget 30. Gender, Religion and the Politics of Citizenship in Modern Iran by Shirin Saeidi 31. Trajectories of Citizenship in South Korea by Seungsook Moon 32. Translating Chinese Citizenship by Zhonghua Guo 33. The Category Mismatch and Struggles over Citizenship in Japan by Reiko Shindo 34. Urbanizing India: Contestations and Citizenship in Indian Cities by Romola Sanyal 35. Indian Citizenship: A Century of Disagreement by Niraja Gopal Jayal Part VI: Europes 36. European Union Citizenship in Retrospect and Prospect by Willem Maas 37. Migration, Security and European Citizenship by Elspeth Guild 38. European Union Citizenship Rights and Duties: Civil, Political and Social by Dora Kostakopoulou 39. How European Citizenship Produces a Differential Political Space by Teresa Pullano 40. Experiences of EU Citizenship at the Sub-National Level by Katherine E. Tonkiss 41. Contested Citizenship in Bosnia and Herzegovina by Elena Cirkovic 42. Citizenship and Objection to Military Service in Turkey by Hilal Alkan and Sezai Ozan Zeybek 43. The Romani Perspective: Experiences and Acts of Citizenship Across Europe by Peter Vermeersch Part VII: Diasporicity 44. Post-Territorial Citizenship in Post-Communist Europe by Francesco Ragazzi 45. Imperial Citizenship in a British World by Charles V. Reed and Anne Spry Rush 46. Global Gods and Local Rights: Venezuelan Immigrants in Barcelona by Roger Canals 47. Vietnamese Diasporic Citizenship by Claire Sutherland Part VIII: Indigeneity 48. Beyond Biopolitics? Ecologies of Indigenous Citizenship by Sarah Marie Wiebe 49. African Indigenous Citizenship by Rachel Giraudo and Noah Tamarkin 50. Indigeneity and Citizenship in Australia by Maggie Walter 51. The Aboriginal Tent Embassy and Australian Citizenship by Edwina Howell and Andrew Schaap Epilogue—Citizenship: East, West or Global? by Bryan S. Turner

About the Editors


Engin Isin is Professor of Citizenship in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the Open University, UK. He currently serves as co-chief editor of Citizenship Studies, and is widely published within the field itself.

Peter Nyers is Associate Professor of the Politics of Citizenship and Intercultural Relations in the Department of Political Science at McMaster University, Canada. He is co-chief editor of Citizenship Studies, and has made many other contributions to the field of citizenship studies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion