Post Tagged with: "Citizenship"

Human Rights and Democracy: An Incompatible or Complementary Relationship?

Human Rights and Democracy: An Incompatible or Complementary Relationship?

This essay traverses tensions between human rights and democracy stemming from their incompatible basic values, modes of application and types of politics they foster.

Pacifism, Just War and Civil Liberties in a Multicultural Age

Pacifism, Just War and Civil Liberties in a Multicultural Age

I will not fight for my rights, my freedoms or for my place in the political process. All of these are granted either by birth as a human being, or by citizenship.

Hindutva and Citizenship in India: Helping Refugees or Building Vote Banks?

Hindutva and Citizenship in India: Helping Refugees or Building Vote Banks?

The amendment of the citizenship act in India is expected to have fierce resistance, accusing the BJP of trying to push a Hindu-Nationalist agenda and build vote banks.

Interview – Nando Sigona

Interview – Nando Sigona

Dr. Sigona discusses the ongoing refugee crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and the need for the EU to find a sustainable and humane response at its borders.

Review – Imperial Subjects: Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

Review – Imperial Subjects: Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

Mooers’ book offers a refreshing revisited critique of capital and of the varied contradictions of neoliberalism and its impact on ideas of national/global citizenship.

What’s So Bad about Citizenship Testing?

What’s So Bad about Citizenship Testing?

Citizenship tests construct an ideal remote to the majority of citizens and noncitizens. They reinforce the constructions of difference which deepen divisions in society.

Citizenship in the Post-Yugoslav States: States, Nations, Rights

Citizenship in the Post-Yugoslav States: States, Nations, Rights

In the post-Yugoslav laboratory, different aspects of the regulation of membership have been adapted to strengthen the rule of an ethnic community or political faction.

Review – Citizenship after Yugoslavia

Review – Citizenship after Yugoslavia

The demise of Yugoslavia gave rise to the creation of new nation-states, whose emerging ‘citizenship regimes’ are analysed in this collection to ascertain their origins and shortcomings.

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