A unique volume designed to provoke an ongoing dialogue about fundamental human rights in our society

Edited by renowned scholars, Judith Blau and Mark Frezzo, this groundbreaking anthology examines the implications that human rights have for the social sciences. The book provides readers with a wide-ranging collection of articles, each written by experts in their fields who argue for an expansion of fundamental human rights in the United States. To provide an international context, the volume covers the human rights treaties that have been incorporated into the constitutions of many countries throughout the world, including wealthy nations such as Spain and Sweden and impoverished countries such as Bolivia and Croatia.

Beyond Two Identities: Turkish Immigrants in Germany

Beyond two identities: Turkish immigrants in Germany

Human migration has been an important phenomenon throughout history with critical impacts on populations and events. Societies and ethnic groupings and tribes are not static, but migrate from one place to another for economic, cultural, and political reasons. Therefore, immigrants have never been far from the center of domestic and international political discussion. The immigration issue shapes and informs the heart of the modern state structure and its definition of citizenship. Over time, the interaction between the state and immigrant communities challenges and modifies the essence of national identity. A more flexible national policy takes into account the inevitable challenge from globalization and human mobility, and will enable the society to adapt ...

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