By Engin F Isin

This assortment bargains a postcolonial critique of the ostensible superiority or originality of ‘Western’ political concept and one in all its primary thoughts, ‘citizenship’. The chapters examine the undoing, uncovering, and reinventing of citizenship as a fashion of investigating citizenship as political subjectivity. If it has now turn into very tough to visualize citizenship simply as nationality or club within the countryside, this can be at the very least partly as a result anticolonial struggles and the undertaking of reimagining citizenship after orientalism that they brought about. If it has turn into tough to maintain the orientalist assumption, the query arises; how will we examine citizenship as political subjectivity after orientalism?


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