Title

The Citizen-Alien Distinction and the Global War on Terrorism

Document Type

Chapter

Publication Date

2011

Publication Title

Democratic Citizenship and War

Abstract

In wartime, including low-intensity wars, democratic societies face different challenges than the ones facing them during peacetime, in areas such as human rights, the status of minorities, the state’s obligations to its citizens, and the meaning of social solidarity. War situations can affect not only the scope of citizenship as an institution, but also the relations between the prevailing discourses of citizenship and between different groups of citizens. This volume examines the effects of war on various aspects of citizenship practice, including: immigration and naturalization, the welfare state, individual liberties, gender relations, multiculturalism, social solidarity, and state – civil society relations.

ISBN

9780415552240

Publisher Information

Routledge

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