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Discourse, Theory, and Transnational Prospects

Wiley, J,
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A significant addition to the growing body of literature oncitizenship, this wide-ranging overview focuses on the importance,and changing nature, of citizenship. It introduces the varieddiscourses and theories that have arisen in recent years, and lookstoward future scholarship in the field.
* * Offers an analytical assessment of the various thematicdiscourses and provides guidance in pulling together those discretethemes into a larger, more comprehensive framework
* Identifies the four broadly conceived themes that shape themany discourses on contemporary citizenship - inclusion,erosion, withdrawal, and expansion
* Includes a thorough introduction to the subject


Titel: Citizenship
Autoren/Herausgeber: Peter Kivisto, Thomas Faist
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781119187479

Seitenzahl: 176
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Peter Kivisto is Richard Swanson Professor of Social Thoughtand Professor and Chair of Sociology at Augustana College. He isthe author of Immigrant Socialists in the United States(1984), For Democracy (1993), and Americans All(1995), and is the editor of The Ethnic Enigma (1989) andMulticulturalism in the United States (2000). Dr Kivisto isalso the editor of The Sociological Quarterly.
Thomas Faist is Professor of Transnational Relations andDevelopment Studies at the Faculty of Sociology at BielefeldUniversity. He is the author of The Volume and Dynamics ofInternational Migration and Transnational Social Spaces (2000),Transnational Social Spaces (2004), and The Politics ofDual Citizenship in Europe (2007). He currently directs aproject on transnational migration and development. He is theDeputy Editor of The Sociological Quarterly. - Newsletter
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