By Ruth Lister

The competing pressures of globalization and immigration have pressured humans in all places to imagine hard and long approximately what it capability to be a citizen. In Citizenship, Ruth Lister argues for a brand new feminist proposal of citizenship, one who can accommodate difference.

Lister argues that citizenship has usually been a device of social and political exclusion, inequality, and xenophobia. How, then, she asks, can it provide a high-quality origin for revolutionary, non-discriminatory policymaking? Lister explores a variety of disciplines and a burgeoning overseas literature on citizenship, pinpointing very important theoretical matters and recasting conventional wondering it, whereas exploring its political and coverage implications for girls in all their variety. topics of inclusion and exclusion (at the nationwide and overseas level), rights and participation, inequality and distinction are therefore delivered to the fore within the improvement of a "woman-friendly" thought of citizenship.

Wide-ranging, stimulating, and obtainable, this pathbreaking e-book could be of specific curiosity and relevance to scholars, activists, and policymakers.

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