Contesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and Citizenship

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

EditorJanice McLaughlin, Peter Phillimore, Diane Richardson

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This book explores the social and political significance of contemporary recognition contests in areas such as disability, race and ethnicity, nationalism, class and sexuality, drawing on accounts from Europe, the USA, Latin America, the Middle East and Australasia.

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This book explores the social and political significance of contemporary recognition contests in areas such as disability, race and ethnicity, nationalism, class and sexuality, drawing on accounts from Europe, the USA, Latin America, the Middle East and Australasia.

JANICE MCLAUGHLIN is Executive Director of the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, as well as a Reader in Sociology, at Newcastle University, UK. Her recent publications include Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice (co-authored with Dan Goodley, Emma Clavering and Pamela Fisher), Feminist,...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.13 × 5.64 × 0.86 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230280501

ISBN - 13:9780230280502

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Contesting Recognition; J.McLaughlin, P.Phillimore & D.Richardson 
Belonging and the Politics of Belonging; N.Yuval-Davis
Disability and the Pitfalls of Recognition; J.Leach Scully 
'Normal People': Recognition and the Middle Classes; S.Lawler
Biological Citizenship in Aotearoa/New Zealand; R.Fitzgerald
From the Stranger to 'the Other': The Politics of Cosmopolitan Beirut; S.Seidman
Naming Ourselves: Recognising Racism and Mestizaje in Mexico; M.Moreno Figueroa
Lesbian and Gay Parents' Sexual Citizenship: Recognition, Belonging and (Re)classification; Y.Taylor
The Paradox of Recognition: Success or Stigma for Children with Learning Disabilities; R.Rapp & F.Ginsburg
'The Rush to (East) German History': Recognising Memory and Belonging; A.Gallinat
References
Index