Contesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and Citizenship by J. McLaughlinContesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and Citizenship by J. McLaughlin

Contesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and Citizenship

byJ. McLaughlinEditorP. Phillimore, D. Richardson

Hardcover | November 1, 2011

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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.
MÓNICA MORENO FIGUEROA Lecturer in Sociology at Newcastle University in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, UK RUTH FITZGERALD Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Otago, New Zealand ANSELMA GALLINET Lecturer in Sociology at Newcastle University, UK FAYE GINSBURG Kriser Professor of Anthropology at New York...
Title:Contesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and CitizenshipFormat:HardcoverDimensions:227 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.87 inPublished:November 1, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230280501

ISBN - 13:9780230280502


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Contesting Recognition; J.McLaughlin, P.Phillimore & D.Ri chardson 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