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Author Lazar, Sian.
Title The anthropology of citizenship : a reader / Sian Lazar.
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
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 Floor3  JF801 .L39 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description vii, 336 pages ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Anthropology of Citizenship introduces the theoretical foundations of and cutting edge approaches to citizenship in the contemporary world, in local, national and global contexts. Key readings provide a cross-cultural perspective on citizenship practices, and an individual citizen's relationship with the state. Introduces a range of exciting and cutting edge approaches to citizenship in the contemporary world Provides key readings for students and researchers who wish to gain an understanding of citizenship practices, and an individual's relationship with the state in a global context Offers an anthropological perspective on citizenship, the self and political agency, with a focus on encounters between citizens and the state in education, law, development, and immigration policy Provides students with an understanding of the theoretical foundations of citizenship, as characterized by liberal and civic republican ideas of political belonging and exclusion Explores how citizenship is constructed at different scales and in different spaces Twenty-five key writings identify what is a new and vibrant subfield within politics and anthropological research "-- Provided by publisher.
"Introduces a range of exciting and cutting edge approaches to citizenship in the contemporary world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Citizenship -- Cross-cultural studies.
Civil society -- Cross-cultural studies.
Related To Online version: Lazar, Sian. Anthropology of citizenship First edition. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013 9781118606063 (DLC) 2013025824
ISBN 111842445X paper
9781118412916 hardback
1118412915 hardback
9781118424452 paper
OCLC number 832262926