9781137309075

Migration and Identity in a Post-National World

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  • ISBN13:

    9781137309075

  • ISBN10:

    1137309075

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-09-26
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

What does post-national identity mean for the control of migration? Katherine Tonkiss engages with the post-national theory of 'constitutional patriotism' and argues in favour of both post-national identity and relaxed migration controls. She explores the implications of such liberalised migration for the dynamics of identity and belonging in local communities, drawing on qualitative research on Eastern European migration to the UK. Illustrated with rich case study material, this book offers a novel contribution to the post-nationalism literature.

Author Biography

Katherine Tonkiss is a Research Fellow in the School of Government and Society at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research interests include the ethics of migration control, post-national identity and belonging, democracy and participation, and the local experience of migration and diversity.

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: THEORETICAL CONCERNS
1. Nationalism and Democracy
2. Constitutional Patriotism
3. Constitutional Patriotism and Migration
PART II: CASE STUDY RESEARCH: MIGRATION AND IDENTITY
4. Defending the National Interest
5. Constructing Difference
6. Towards Inclusive Citizenship

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