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Special issue who belongs? : immigration, citizenship, and the constitution of legality
Dil:
English
ISBN:
9781781904329
Yayın Bilgileri:
Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2012.
Fiziksel Tanımlama:
1 online resource (x, 139 p.) : ill.
Seri:
Studies in law, politics, and society, v. 60

Studies in law, politics, and society ; v. 60.
İçerik:
Sovereignty and its alternatives : on the terms of (illegal) alienage in U.S. law / Hamsa M. Murthy -- Interrogating birthright citizenship / Peter J. Spiro -- Being American/becoming American : birthright citizenship and immigrants' membership in the United States / Irene Bloemraad -- Extending hospitality? : history, courts, and the executive / Dagmar Soennecken -- Evaluating and explaining the restrictive backlash in citizenship policy in Europe / Sara Wallace Goodman, Marc Morjé Howard.
Özet:
The objective of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" is to provide a vehicle for the publication of scholarly articles within the broad parameters of interdisciplinary legal scholarship. Whereas other law related publications publish within a single domain - the humanities, social science, or legal doctrine. Studies seeks to bridge those divides. We encourage submissions from a broad range of legal scholars and welcome articles exemplifying different theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches. We welcome submissions from an international group of scholars.
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The 60th volume of Studies in Law, Politics, and Society edited by Austin Sarat, is an essential text for legal scholars with a unique focus on the disciplines of sociology, politics and the humanities. This special issue interrogates how law defines identity. It addresses the key themes of immigration and citizenship, and examines the criteria that produces the label of "American". Articles discuss birthright citizenship and immigrant membership in the US, early immigration histories, sovereignty, and citizenship policies with current examples from Europe. Are all those born or naturalized in the US "American" and all those born or naturalized elsewhere not? How does law identify and decide who belongs? How does dealing with "outsiders" challenge the law? This volume answers these questions and explores how citizens are not born through accidents of geography but are made through law.