The Citizen and the Alien: Dilemmas of Contemporary Membership

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Citizenship presents two faces. Within a political community it stands for inclusion and universalism, but to outsiders, citizenship means exclusion. Because these aspects of citizenship appear spatially and jurisdictionally separate, they are usually regarded as complementary. In fact, the inclusionary and exclusionary dimensions of citizenship dramatically collide within the territory of the nation-state, creating multiple contradictions when it comes to the class of people the law calls aliens--transnational migrants ...

The Citizen and the Alien: Dilemmas of Contemporary Membership 2008, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691138282

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The Citizen and the Alien: Dilemmas of Contemporary Membership 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691116228

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