Posts tagged ‘citizenship’

28 January 2011

Open access peer reviewed books

All of the IMISCOE-AUP Series’ peer-reviewed academic books are now available through the OAPEN Library, the first dedicated collection of freely available academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences from across Europe. The goals of the OAPEN Library are:

  • to promote Open Access book publishing by building a branded collection of OA peer-reviewed titles;
  • to increase the visibility and retrievability of high-quality European research;
  • to set quality standards for OA books, based on transparent procedures for peer review and recommendations for OA licences.

More information on OAPEN and the Library is available at www.oapen.org (OAPEN Library).

LIST OF AVAILABLE TITLES

1. Innovative Concepts for Alternative Migration Policies : Ten Innovative Approaches to the Challenges of Migration in the 21st Century
Jandl, Michael

2. The Dynamics of International Migration and Settlement in Europe : A State of the Art
Penninx, Rinus; Berger, Maria & Kraal, Karen

3. The Local Dimension of Migration Policymaking
Caponio, Tiziana & Borkert, Maren

4. Diaspora and Transnationalism : Concepts, Theories and Methods
Bauböck, Rainer & Faist, Thomas

5. Migrants and Markets : Perspectives from Economics and the Other Social Sciences
Kolb, Holger & Egbert, Henrik

6. ‘My Name Is Not Natasha’ : How Albanian Women in France Use Trafficking to Overcome Social Exclusion (1998-2001)
Davies, John

7. Illegal Residence and Public Safety in the Netherlands
Leerkes, Arjen

8. The Position of the Turkish and Moroccan Second Generation in Amsterdam and Rotterdam : The TIES Study in the Netherlands
Crul, Maurice & Heering, Liesbeth

9. Modes of Migration Regulation and Control in Europe
Doomernik, Jeroen & Jandl, Michael

10. Breaking Down Anonymity : Digital Surveillance of Irregular Migrants in Germany and the Netherlands
Broeders, Dennis

11. Understanding Processes of Ethnic Concentration and Dispersal : South Asian Residential Preferences in Glasgow
McGarrigle, Jennifer Leigh

12. Migration and Irregular Work in Austria : A Case Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Irregular Foreign Employment in Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Jandl, Michael; Hollomey, Christina; Gendera, Sandra; Stepien, Anna & Bilger, Veronika

13. The Family in Question : Immigrant and Ethnic Minorities in Multicultural Europe
Grillo, Ralph

14. Citizenship in the Arab World : Kin, Religion and Nation-State
Parolin, Gianluca P.

15. Identity Processes and Dynamics in Multi-Ethnic Europe
Westin, Charles; Bastos, José; Dahinden, Janine & Góis, Pedro

16. Immigrant Associations, Integration and Identity : Angolan, Brazilian and Eastern European Communities in Portugal
Sardinha, João

17. Statistics and Reality : Concepts and Measurements of Migration in Europe
Fassmann, Heinz; Reeger, Ursula & Sievers, Wiebke

18. Sri Lankan Housemaids in Lebanon : A Case of ‘Symbolic Violence’ and ‘Everyday Forms of Resistance’
Moukarbel, Nayla

19. Paradoxes of Social Capital : A Multi-Generational Study of Moroccans in London
Cherti, Myriam

20. Practising Citizenship and Heterogeneous Nationhood : Naturalisations in Swiss Municipalities
Helbling, Marc

21. Migration and Citizenship : Legal Status, Rights and Political Participation
Bauböck, Rainer

22. Illegal Migration and Gender in a Global and Historical Perspective
Schrover, Marlou; Leun, Joanne van der; Lucassen, Leo & Quispel, Chris

23. Getting by in Europe’s Urban Labour Markets : Senegambian Migrants’ Strategies for Survival, Documentation and Mobility
Nieuwenhuyze, Inge Van

24. L’Imaginaire du Complot : Discours d’extrême droite en France et aux Etats-Unis
Jamin, Jérôme

25. Citizenship Policies in the New Europe : Expanded and Updated Edition
Bauböck, Rainer; Perchinig, Bernhard & Sievers, Wiebke

26. International Migration in Europe : New Trends and New Methods of Analysis
Bonifazi, Corrado; Okólski, Marek; Schoorl, Jeannette & Simon, Patrick

27. Navigating Borders : Inside Perspectives on the Process of Human Smuggling into the Netherlands
Liempt, Ilse van

28. Globalisation, Migration and Socio-Economic Change in Contemporary Greece : Processes of Social Incorporation of Balkan Immigrants in Thessaloniki
Hatziprokopiou, Panos Arion

29. Citizenship Policies in the New Europe
Bauböck, Rainer; Perchinig, Bernhard & Sievers, Wiebke

30. Dynamic Entrepreneurship : First and Second-Generation Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Dutch Cities
Rusinovic, Katja

31. The Immigrant Organising Process : Turkish Organisations in Amsterdam and Berlin and Surinamese Organisations in Amsterdam, 1960-2000
Vermeulen, Floris

32. Narratives of Place, Culture and Identity : Second-Generation Greek-Americans Return ‘Home’
Christou, Anastasia

33. Acquisition and Loss of Nationality|Volume 1: Comparative Analyses : Policies and Trends in 15 European Countries
Bauböck, Rainer; Ersbøll, Eva; Groenendijk, Kees & Waldrauch, Harald

34. Secularism or Democracy? : Associational Governance of Religious Diversity
Bader, Veit

35. Paths of Integration : Migrants in Western Europe (1880-2004)
Lucassen, Leo; Feldman, David & Oltmer, Jochen

36. Acquisition and Loss of Nationality|Volume 2: Country Analyses : Policies and Trends in 15 European Countries
Bauböck, Rainer; Ersbøll, Eva; Groenendijk, Kees & Waldrauch, Harald

37. In debat over Nederland : Veranderingen in het discours over de multiculturele samenleving en nationale identiteit
Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid & Sleegers, Fleur

38. City in Sight : Dutch Dealings with Urban Change
Duyvendak, Jan Willem; Hendriks, Frank & Niekerk, Mies van

39. Doing Good or Doing Better : Development Policies in a Globalising World
Kremer, Monique; Lieshout, Peter van & Went, Robert

25 January 2011

Citizenship row in the UK

Once again, the curriculum is the site of emotional debates about what counts as “vital knowledge”, what kinds of memories, experiences, practices, stories, etc. “we” (who?) should be sharing.

On Thursday, Michael Grove, Conservative Education Minister, launched a review of the English national curriculum. There are concerns about what would follow forpolitical participation if Citizenship is no longer be a mandatory subject.

Two sides (both from The Guardian). In the red corner,

Last month, ministers unveiled which subjects would make up part of the new English baccalaureate qualification: maths, English, science, foreign languages and a humanity, such as history or geography. Gove has said that his intention is to “restore the national curriculum to its original purpose – a core national entitlement organised around subject disciplines”.

And in the blue corner,

Andy Thornton, chief executive of the Citizenship Foundation, said [...] cutting citizenship would mean a return to “an era where only the privileged few will learn about how our democracy works, how laws are made, where our taxes go, and how they can make a difference in their communities”.

Check also the heated online comments reacting to the Guardian’s stories.

23 May 2009

Citizenship

Interesting talk at Birkbeck yesterday by Sigal Ben-Porath on citizenship and citizenship education. Is it, she was asking, more a matter of “identity”, i.e. vertical identification with the nation or state; prioritising beliefs and attitudes, and implying an exclusory attachment to particular symbolic forms? Or is it more or more a matter of what she termed “shared fate”, i.e. horizontal affiliations and connections with other individuals; prioritising actions, shared histories and institutions and the shared project of definining attachments, and implying a pluralist step beyond “community cohesion”?

Mex vs. BC (Born Citizen) also take a look at these two understandings:

…the latino comedy project

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