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Title The situated politics of belonging / edited by Nira Yuval-Davis, Kalpana Kannabiran, and Ulrike Vieten
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 231 pages)
Series Sage studies in international sociology ; 55
Sage studies in international sociology ; 55
Contents Section 1: Multiculturalism, cosmopolitanism and contemporary politics of belonging. Belongings in a globalising and unequal world: rethinking translocations / Floya Anthias ; Culture, identity and rights: challenging contemporary discourses of belonging / Gurminder K. Bhambra ; Domestic cosmopolitanism and structures of feeling: the specificity of London / Mica Nava ; A cartography of resistance: the National Federation of Dalit Women / Kalpana Kannabiran -- Section 2: Racisms, sexisms and contemporary politics of belonging. Im/possible inhabitations / Nirmal Puwar ; An inhospitable port in the storm: recent clandestine West African migrants and the quest for diasporic recognition / Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe ; Alterity and belonging in diaspora space: changing Irish identities and 'race"-making in the 'age of migration' / Alice Feldman ; Recognition, respect and rights: refugees living on temporary protection visas (TPVs) in Australia / Louise Humpage and Greg Marston ; Gender and caste conflicts in rural Bihar: Dalit women as arm bearers / Suruchi Thapar-Björkert -- Section 3: Human rights, military interventions and contemporary politics of belonging. The judgement of evil and contemporary politics of belonging / Robert Fine ; National interests, national identity and 'ethical foreign policy' / David Chandler ; Australians in Guantanamo Bay: graduation of citizenship and the politics of belonging / Zlatko Skrbiš ; 'The enemy of my enemy is not my friend': women's rights, occupation and 'reconstruction' in Iraq / Nadje Al-Ali ; Legislating utopia? Violence against women: identities and interventions / Gita Sahgal
Summary This collection of essays examines the racialized and gendered effects of contemporary politics of belonging, issues which lie at the heart of contemporary political and social lives. It encompasses critical questions of identity and citizenship, inclusion and exclusion, emotional attachments, violent conflicts and local/global relationships. The range - geographically, thematically and theoretically - covered by the chapters reflects current concerns in the world today. A timely contribution to the ongoing debates in the field, it will be a valuable companion to scholars working in the areas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes filmography
Notes Print version record
Subject Group identity -- Congresses.
Social integration -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kannabirān, Kalpana.
Vieten, Ulrike.
Yuval-Davis, Nira.
ISBN 1446213498 (ebook)
184787875X (electronic bk.)
9781446213490 (ebook)
9781847878755 (electronic bk.)