In an increasingly mobile world with mounting concerns about the states' control of borders and migration, passports and citizenship rights matter more than ever. This book asks what citizenship ceremonies can tell us about how citizenship is understood through empirical research in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and Ireland.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Series:||Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Bridget Byrne is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester, UK. She is the author of White Lives: The Interplay of 'Race', Class and Gender in Everyday Life, and her work has been published in journals including Citizenship Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Sociology, Sociological Review and Feminist Theory. She is also a member of CoDE (Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity) at the University of Manchester.
Table of Contents1. Introduction 2. Bounded Citizenship 3. taking the Oath 4. Europe Welcomes 5. Routes to Citizenship 6. Welcome to Britain? 7. Conclusion