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Citizenship and Human Rights  

David Owen

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The relationship of citizenship and human rights has become a central issue for contemporary politics. This chapter begins with a brief overview of theories of human rights, before ... More

Citizenship in Immigration States  

Christian Joppke

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter traces the development of citizenship in immigrant-receiving states, comparing the Gulf States in the Middle East with the Western states of Europe and North America. In ... More

Diasporas and Transnational Citizenship  

Michael Collyer

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter sketches out a compromise between broad and narrow understandings of transnationalism to examine a broad set of relationships within a narrowly defined context. The ... More

Human Rights and Information Technologies  

Giovanni Sartor

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Jul 2017
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Jan 2017
The social changes brought about by the deployment of information technologies are wide-ranging and fundamental. A human rights analysis of such technologically driven changes shows how ... More

On Refugeehood and Citizenship  

Cathryn Costello

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter explores the relationship between citizenship and refugeehood. In particular, it examines the extent to which loss of meaningful citizenship defines the predicament of the ... More

Pursuing Equality in the EU  

Elise Muir

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2015
EU equality law is destined to regulate and transform societal habits in the pursuit of greater equality among the people of Europe. This ambitious policy objective is matched by ancient ... More

Sociology of Human Rights  

Bryan S. Turner

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
This article examines the role of sociology in international human rights law. It discusses the relevant views of German sociologist Max Weber and considers the issues of human rights and citizenship ... More

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