Faces of globalization and the borders of states: from asylum seekers to citizens

  title={Faces of globalization and the borders of states: from asylum seekers to citizens},
  author={P. James},
  journal={Citizenship Studies},
  pages={208 - 223}
  • P. James
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Citizenship Studies
  • Intensifying processes of globalization have led to a series of tensions around the way in which even the most cosmopolitan democracies now treat people who move across their borders. Non-citizens have become problems. The postcolonial settler nation-states – Australia, Canada, the USA and others – were ‘founded’ by immigrants and refugees who moved globally to become citizens in these ‘new lands’. Such countries were made by migrants displacing indigenous others. However, in a conflict-ridden… CONTINUE READING
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