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The Birthright Lottery

Citizenship and Global Inequality

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$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

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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  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Puzzle of Birthright Citizenship
  • Part I: Birthright Citizenship and Global Inequality
    • 1. Reconceptualizing Membership: Citizenship as Inherited Property
    • 2. Abolishing versus Resurrecting Borders: Moving Beyond the Binary Options
    • 3. A New Basis for Global Redistribution: The Birthright Privilege Levy
  • Part II: From Global to Local: Overinclusion, Underinclusion, and Democratic Legitimacy
    • 4. Blood and Soil: Birthright Citizenship in the Domestic Arena
    • 5. Popular Defenses of Birthright Citizenship and Their Limitations
    • 6. Curtailing Inheritance: Towards a Jus Nexi Membership Allocation Principle
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

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