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The Birthright Lottery

Citizenship and Global Inequality

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HARDCOVER

$53.00 • £42.95 • €47.50

ISBN 9780674032712

Publication Date: 04/30/2009

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290 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Ayelet Shachar is Professor of Law, University of Toronto, and Canada Research Chair in Citizenship and Multiculturalism.

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  • 2010 Notable Book, International Ethics Section of the International Studies Association
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