By Ruth Lister
The competing pressures of globalization and immigration have pressured humans in all places to imagine hard and long approximately what it capacity to be a citizen. In Citizenship, Ruth Lister argues for a brand new feminist concept of citizenship, person who can accommodate difference.
Lister argues that citizenship has normally been a device of social and political exclusion, inequality, and xenophobia. How, then, she asks, can it provide an effective starting place for revolutionary, non-discriminatory policymaking? Lister explores a number of disciplines and a burgeoning foreign literature on citizenship, pinpointing vital theoretical concerns and recasting conventional considering it, whereas exploring its political and coverage implications for ladies in all their variety. topics of inclusion and exclusion (at the nationwide and overseas level), rights and participation, inequality and distinction are hence delivered to the fore within the improvement of a "woman-friendly" idea of citizenship.
Wide-ranging, stimulating, and available, this pathbreaking ebook could be of specific curiosity and relevance to scholars, activists, and policymakers.