The events of 9/11 and its aftermath exposed and enhanced tensions between the global capitalist system and the territorial nation-state. Governments and policy-makers more than ever struggle to govern populations and manage cross-border traffic without building new barriers to trade and commerce. What does citizenship mean in an era of heightened globalization and enhanced security? … Continue reading Globalizing citizenship.
Humanitarianism, identity and nation: Migration laws of Canada and Australia.
Refugees are on the move around the globe. Prosperous nations are rapidly adjusting their laws to crack down on the so-called undeserving. Australia and Canada have each sought international reputations as humanitarian do-gooders, especially in the area of refugee admissions. Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation traces the connections between the nation-building tradition of immigration and the … Continue reading Humanitarianism, identity and nation: Migration laws of Canada and Australia.