Contesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and Citizenship

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

EditorJanice McLaughlin, Peter Phillimore, Diane Richardson

not yet rated|write a review
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.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$136.50

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

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,...

other books by Janice McLaughlin

Ostriches, Dung Beetles and Other Spiritual Masters: A Book of Wisdom from the Wild
Ostriches, Dung Beetles and Other Spiritual Masters: A ...

Paperback|Sep 30 2009

$23.54 online$25.95list price
Haiku Pennsylvania Perspective
Haiku Pennsylvania Perspective

Kobo ebook|Nov 25 2014

$1.30

see all books by Janice McLaughlin
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.13 × 5.64 × 0.86 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230280501

ISBN - 13:9780230280502

Customer Reviews of Contesting Recognition: Culture, Identity and Citizenship

Reviews

Extra Content

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