Contesting Citizenship

Contesting Citizenship

Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

eBook - 2011
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Irregular migrants complicate the boundaries of citizenship and stretch the parameters of political belonging. Comprised of refugees, asylum seekers, ""illegal"" labor migrants, and stateless persons, this group of migrants occupies new sovereign spaces that generate new subjectivities. Investigating the role of irregular migrants in the transformation of citizenship, Anne McNevin argues that irregular status is an immanent (rather than aberrant) condition of global capitalism, formed by the fast-tracked processes of globalization. McNevin casts irregular migrants as more than mere.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780231522243
023152224X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 223 pages)

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