By Bonnie Mann

The thought of citizenship is advanced; it may be instantly an id; a collection of rights, privileges, and obligations; an increased and exclusionary prestige, a courting among person and kingdom, and extra. In fresh a long time citizenship has attracted interdisciplinary recognition, really with the transnational development of Western capitalism. but citizenship's courting to gender has long gone quite unexplored--despite the globally pervasive denial of citizenship to girls, traditionally and in lots of locations, ongoing today.

This hugely interdisciplinary quantity explores the political and cultural dimensions of citizenship and their relevance to ladies and gender. Containing essays by means of a well known team of students, together with Iris Marion younger, Alison Jaggar, Martha Nussbaum, and Sandra Bartky, this e-book examines the conceptual concerns and methods at play within the feminist quest to provide ladies complete citizenship prestige. The members take a clean examine the problems, going past traditional evaluations, and consider difficulties within the political and social preparations, practices, and stipulations that shrink women's citizenship in a variety of components of the world.

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