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    Beyond citizenship? Feminism and the transformation of belonging

    Roseneil, Sasha (2013) Beyond citizenship? Feminism and the transformation of belonging. In: Roseneil, Sasha (ed.) Beyond Citizenship? Feminism and the Transformation of Belonging. Citizenship, Gender and Diversity. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-20. ISBN 9780230320543.

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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. This book is key reading for scholars and students of citizenship, social movements, and feminist and gender theory from a wide range of disciplines, including art practice, comparative literature, gender studies, philosophy, political theory, psychosocial studies, social policy, socio-legal studies, and sociology.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan. This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available at http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=527895
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Research Centre: Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MAMSIE), Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2013 08:07
    Last Modified: 12 Dec 2016 14:33
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/6503

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