By Alison Brysk
Globalization pushes humans ''out of place''--across borders, out of traditions, into markets, and clear of the rights of nationwide citizenship. yet globalization additionally contributes to the unfold of overseas human rights principles and associations. This booklet analyzes the effect of those contradictory tendencies, with a spotlight on susceptible teams equivalent to migrants, workers, girls, and kids. Theoretical essays by means of Richard Falk, Ronnie Lipschutz, Aihwa Ong, and Saskia Sassen reconsider the transferring nature of citizenship. This assortment advances the talk on globalization, human rights, and the which means of citizenship.
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