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    Beyond citizenship: feminism and the transformation of belonging

    Roseneil, Sasha, ed. (2013) Beyond citizenship: feminism and the transformation of belonging. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137311351.

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    Book synopsis: Beyond Citizenship? Feminism and the Transformation of Belonging pushes debates about citizenship and feminist politics in new directions, challenging us to think 'beyond citizenship', and to engage in feminist re-theorizations of the experience and politics of belonging. Citizenship is a troubling proposition for feminism – promising inclusion yet always enacting exclusions. This book asks whether citizenship is a worthwhile object for feminist politics and scholarship, or whether we should find a different language to express our desires to belong, and alternative means to enact our yearnings for equality, justice and reciprocity. Grounded in feminist perspectives that emphasize the importance of affect, subjectivity, embodiment and the collective, it offers important new analyses of the state of citizenship and meanings of belonging in the contemporary globalizing world.


    Item Type: Book
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): gender, gender theory, sociology, gender and sexualities, political sociology and the state, social theory
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2014 15:45
    Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 16:01


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