The Anthropology of Citizenship: A Reader (Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology)

The Anthropology of Citizenship: A Reader (Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology)

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The Anthropology of Citizenship introduces the theoretical foundations of and cutting edge approaches to citizenship in the contemporary world, in local, national and global contexts. Key readings provide a cross-cultural perspective on citizenship practices, and an individual citizen s relationship with the state. Introduces a range of exciting and cutting edge approaches to citizenship in the contemporary worldProvides key readings for students and researchers who wish to gain an understanding of citizenship practices, and an individual s relationship with the state in a global contextOffers an anthropological perspective on citizenship, the self and political agency, with a focus on encounters between citizens and the state in education, law, development, and immigration policyProvides students with an understanding of the theoretical foundations of citizenship, as characterized by liberal and civic republican ideas of political belonging and exclusionExplores how citizenship is constructed at different scales and in different spacesTwenty-five key writings identify what is a new and vibrant subfield within politics and anthropological research

About Author

Sian Lazar has been a lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge since 2005. She is the author of El Alto, Rebel City: Self and Citizenship in Andean Bolivia (2008), and is co-author, with Maxine Molyneux, of Doing the Rights Thing: Rights-Based Development and Latin American NGOs (2003).


Introduction 1 Sian Lazar Part I Theoretical Foundations 23 Introduction 25 I.1 Civic Republican Traditions 27 1 The Democratic Citizen 29 Pericles 2 The Politics 31 Aristotle 3 The Social Contract, 1762 35 Jean-Jacques Rousseau 4 The Decline of the Nation-State and the End of the Rights of Man, 1951 38 Hannah Arendt I.2 Liberal Traditions 41 5 Two Treatises of Government, 1689 43 John Locke 6 Declaration of the Rights of Man, France, 1789 47 7 The Second Constitution of Haiti (Hayti), May 20, 1805 49 8 Citizenship and Social Class, 1950 52 T. H. Marshall The Liberal Communitarian Debate 61 9 The Ideal of Community and the Politics of Difference, 1986 63 Iris Marion Young I.3 Constructing an Anthropology of Citizenship 73 10 Cultural Citizenship in San Jose, California, 1994 75 Renato Rosaldo 11 Cultural Citizenship as Subject-Making: Immigrants Negotiate Racial and Cultural Boundaries in the United States, 1996 79 Aihwa Ong 12 Spaces of Insurgent Citizenship, 1999 93 James Holston Part II Ethnographic Explorations 99 II.1 Citizenship Regimes, Subject-Formation and the State 101 Introduction 103 13 Education for Credit: Development as Citizenship Project in Bolivia, 2004 107 Sian Lazar 14 Producing Good Citizens: Languages, Bodies, Emotions, 2008 120 Veronique Benei 15 Biological Citizenship: The Science and Politics of Chernobyl-Exposed Populations, 2004 139 Adriana Petryna Inclusive Citizenship and Claims-Making from Below 147 16 Reframing Agrarian Citizenship: Land, Life and Power in Brazil, 2009 149 Hannah Wittman 17 Life Itself: Triage and Therapeutic Citizenship, 2010 163 Vinh-Kim Nguyen II.2 Citizenship beyond the Nation-State 177 Introduction 179 18 The Queen of the Chinese Colony: Contesting Nationalism, En-Gendering Diaspora, 2005 181 Lok C. D. Siu 19 Transborder Citizenship: An Outcome of Legal Pluralism within Transnational Social Fields, 2005 196 Nina Glick Schiller 20 Difficult Distinctions: Refugee Law, Humanitarian Practice and Political Identification in Gaza, 2007 208 Ilana Feldman Urban Citizenship 227 21 The Implosion of Modern Public Life, 2000 229 Teresa P. R. Caldeira 22 Contesting Citizenship in Urban China: Peasant Migrants, the State and the Logic of the Market, 1999 248 Dorothy J. Solinger II.3 The Citizen and the Non-citizen 267 Introduction 269 23 The War of Who is Who : Autochthony, Nationalism and Citizenship in the Ivoirian Crisis, 2006 271 Ruth Marshall-Fratani 24 Practicing German Citizenship, 2008 292 Ruth Mandel 25 The Legal Production of Mexican/Migrant Illegality , 2005 309 Nicholas de Genova Index 326

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  • ISBN13: 9781118424452
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781118424452
  • weight: 502
  • ISBN10: 111842445X

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