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Women, Citizenship and Difference (Postcolonial Encounters)

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This is an important contribution toward an understanding of citizenship as mediated by other collective, historically determined identities: of gender, ethnicity, class and national status. It brings together prominent international scholars from moral philosophy, law, political science and sociology to offer a major reconceptualization of the idea of citizenship. Throughout, it is concerned with the dismantling of welfare states, the attack on civil society and the rise in state terror and religious and cultural fundamentalisms. Contributors demonstrate how the growing ambivalence of state sovereignty in the face of multinational capitalism and the absence of political accountability structures are complicit in the definitions of gendered citizenship. Against these, women's communal mobilization and political activism are considered in terms of their power effects and political potentialities; the book as a whole shows the need to negotiate and transcend difference and to find means for creating alliances across differences.

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This text brings together a group of international scholars from various disciplines to rethink the idea of citizenship and its relation to gender, ethnicity, class and national status. It focuses on the dismantling of welfare states, the attack on civil society, the rise in state terror and the growth of religious and cultural fundamentalisms. The contributors show how the ambivalence of state sovereignty in the face of multi-national capitalism and the absence of structures of political accountability are complicit in the definitions of gendered citizenship. Against these, women's communal mobilization and political activism are considered in terms of their power effects and political potentialities. The book illustrates the need for women to negotiate and transcend difference and to find means for creating alliances across differences.

About the Author

Pnina Werbner is Reader in Social Anthropology at Keele University.

Nira Yuval Davis is Professor of Gender and Ethnic Studies at the University of Greenwich.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856496469
Editor:
Werbner, Pnina; Davis, Nira Yuval
Editor:
Davis, Nira Yuval
Editor:
Werbner, Pnina; Davis, Nira Yuval
Editor:
Werbner, Pnina
Editor:
Davis, Nira Yuval
Author:
Davis, Nira Yuval
Author:
Ed by Nira Yuval-Davis and Prina Werbner
Author:
Werbner, Pnina
Author:
Yuval-Davis, Nira
Publisher:
Zed Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Civics
Subject:
Citizenship
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Women's rights
Subject:
Civics & Citizenship
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Postcolonial Encounters
Series Volume:
7160
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.639 in 0.705 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This text brings together a group of international scholars from various disciplines to rethink the idea of citizenship and its relation to gender, ethnicity, class and national status. It focuses on the dismantling of welfare states, the attack on civil society, the rise in state terror and the growth of religious and cultural fundamentalisms. The contributors show how the ambivalence of state sovereignty in the face of multi-national capitalism and the absence of structures of political accountability are complicit in the definitions of gendered citizenship. Against these, women's communal mobilization and political activism are considered in terms of their power effects and political potentialities. The book illustrates the need for women to negotiate and transcend difference and to find means for creating alliances across differences.
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