Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

by Aoileann Ni Mhurchu


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748692774
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2014
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú is Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Manchester. Her research is located at the intersection of three areas: Citizenship Studies, international migration, and contemporary political and philosophical thought.

Table of Contents



1. Exploring The Citizenship Debate: The Sovereign Citizen-Subject
The Citizenship Debate: two theoretical models
Challenging The Citizenship Debate

2. A Lens: The 2004 Irish Citizenship Referendum
One debate: two options
The modern statist political discourse

3. Trapped in the Citizenship Debate: Sovereign Time and Space
The gendered analysis
The human rights analysis
Rethinking citizenship: An attempt at a child-centred focus

4. Interrogating Sovereign Politics: An Alternative Citizen-Subject
Investigating sovereign politics
The de-centred subject
An alternative conception of power
Re-establishing the politics of subjectivity

5. Challenging the Citizenship Debate: Beyond State Sovereign Time and Space
Rethinking the space and time of modern subjectivity
Beyond modern subjectivity: beyond 'the-one' and 'the many-as-one'
Subjectivity as the less-than-one: concluding from a new starting point

6.Traces rather than Spaces of Citizenship: Retheorising the Politics of Citizenship
Crisis and the question of sovereignty
Theorising heterogeneous time and space
Politics of the line
Citizenship as trace rather than absolute space



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