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Author Kingston, Lindsey, author

Title Fully human : personhood, citizenship, and rights / Lindsey N. Kingston
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Contents Preface -- Constructing political membership and worthiness -- Introduction -- The changing value and meaning of citizenship -- Newcomers and noncitizens -- Statelessness and elusive political membership -- Forced displacement and broken ties -- Irregular human movement and the creation of liminal spaces -- Marginalized nations and minorities -- Nomadic peoples and alternate conceptions of space -- Indigenous nations and tribal sovereignty -- Second-class citizens in the "land of the free" -- Creating inclusive forms of membership -- Conveying the problem(s) and representing personhood -- Actualizing the ideal of functioning citizenship
Summary Lindsey N. Kingston critically considers how inequalities related to citizenship and recognition impact one's ability to claim fundamental human rights. As a remedy, she proposes the ideal of ""functioning citizenship, "" which requires an active and mutually-beneficial relationship between the state and the individual and necessitates the opening of political space for those who cannot be neatly categorized. Ultimately, Fully Human contends that we uncover limitations built into our current international system--but also begin to envision a path toward the realization of human rights norms fou
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Citizenship
Civil rights
Human rights
Immigrants -- Civil rights
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights
Nomads -- Civil rights
Stateless persons -- Civil rights
Civil rights.
Human rights.
Immigrants -- Civil rights.
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190918276 (electronic bk.)
0190918292 (electronic bk.)
9780190918279 (electronic bk.)
9780190918293 (electronic bk.)