Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyze the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the framework of the politics of the new globalization.

The Boundaries of Citizenship: Dual, Nested and Global

The Boundaries of Citizenship: Dual, Nested and Global

The boundaries of citizenship: Dual, nested and global
PeterKivisto and ThomasFaist

Nation states in the modern era have claimed a monopoly on defining the specific parameters of citizenship regimes and establishing the ground rules for inclusion and exclusion (Tilly 1990). However, recent challenges to the container concept of citizenship have arisen, whereby the nation state is viewed as the ultimate arbiter of both questions concerning membership and the content of citizen rights and duties (Faist 2001a, 2004, 2006; Münch 2001). This discourse arises in the context of the growing interdependency of nations—economically for certain, but also politically and culturally. Located in terms of what scholars variously refer to as transnationalism (Faist 2000b, 2000c, 2004; Kivisto 2001) and globalization (Lechner ...

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