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Falling Through The Cracks: Superfluous Women At The Fault Lines Of Citizenship, Sovereignty, And Human Rights, Emma Norman Dec 2011

Falling Through The Cracks: Superfluous Women At The Fault Lines Of Citizenship, Sovereignty, And Human Rights, Emma Norman

Emma R. Norman

This chapter attempts to cross conceptual borders by exploring some of the political theory that underpins the transforming concept and practice of citizenship in the North American region today—especially as it is articulated for and by women (or not). I consider several challenges to traditional views of citizenship that are being prompted by the transnational, deterritorializing processes associated with globalization. While I argue that such reconceptualizations are being obstructed in practice by reterritorializing processes in North America in the wake of 9/11 and a host of other perceived challenges to state sovereignty, my central concern is that post- ...


Games Without Frontiers?: Democratic Engagement, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Question Of Exclusion, Robert W. Glover Dec 2011

Games Without Frontiers?: Democratic Engagement, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Question Of Exclusion, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

In recent years a growing number of democratic theorists have proposed ways to increase citizen engagement, while channeling those democratic energies in positive directions and away from systematic marginalization, exclusion and intolerance. One novel answer is provided by a strain of democratic theory known as agonistic pluralism, which valorizes adversarial engagement and recognizes the marginalizing tendencies implicit in drives to consensus and stability. However, the divergences between competing variants of agonistic pluralism remain largely underdeveloped or unrecognized. In this article, I address this shortcoming, examining these strains of agonism around the constraints placed upon democratic discourse. I argue that the ...


Constructing The “Domestic Abroad”: Reexamining The Role Of Diasporas In International Relations, Robert W. Glover Dec 2011

Constructing The “Domestic Abroad”: Reexamining The Role Of Diasporas In International Relations, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

Review of The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations. Latha Varadarajan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.


“On Writing And Indigenous Activism After A Century Of Brazilian Indigenism: O Acampamento Indígena Revolucionário And The Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam”, Tracy Devine Guzmán Dec 2011

“On Writing And Indigenous Activism After A Century Of Brazilian Indigenism: O Acampamento Indígena Revolucionário And The Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam”, Tracy Devine Guzmán

Tracy Devine Guzmán

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