This book offers a first overarching look at the relationship between states and their citizens abroad, approached through the concept 'Duty of Care'.
How can society best be protected, when increasing numbers of citizens are found outside the borders of the state? What are the limits to care – in theory as well as in practical policy? With over 1.2 billion tourists crossing borders every day and more than 230 million expatriates, questions over the sort of duty states have for citizens abroad are politically pressing. Contributors explore both theoretical topics and empirical case studies, examining issues such as as how to care for citizens who become embroiled in political or humanitarian crises while travelling, and exploring what rights and duties states should acknowledge toward nationals who have opted to take up arms for terrorist organizations.
This work will be of great interest to scholars in a wide range of academic fields including international relations, international security, peacebuilding, ethics and migration.
1. Introduction: The Duty of Care in International Relations
Halvard Leira & Nina Græger
2. Le Souci de Soi: The Duty of Care and the humanitarian politics of life
3. Caring, protecting and disciplining: the surveillance of social science researchers in the dangerhood?
Alessandra Russo and Francesco Strazzari
4. Exploring the duty of care in science diplomacy: challenges for secure states in an insecure world
Ilan Kelman and Carolin Kaltofen
5. Negotiating Duty of Care after Intervention: Afghan Interpreters, Danish Veterans and the Moral Responsibilities of a Small State
Kristian Søby Kristensen
6. Caring for the ‘enemy’? Enacting the duty of care for Norwegians fighting for the Islamic State, Jabhat Al Nusra, and the Harakat Al Shabaab
Stig Jarle Hansen
7. The Duty of Care and deterritorialized citizenship: from governing citizenship to acts of citizenship
8. The Politics of Diasporas and the Duty of Care: Legitimizing interventions through the protection of kin