Conditional Citizens
  • Author : Laila Lalami
  • Release Date : 20 August 2022
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Genre : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Pages : 191
  • ISBN 13 : 9781524747169
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Book Description: The author uses her journey from Moroccan immigrant to U.S. citizen as a starting point for an exploration of the rights, liberties, and protections that are traditionally associated with American citizenship. Tapping into history, politics, and literature, she elucidates how accidents of birth - such as national origin, race, or gender - that once determined the boundaries of Americanness still cast their shadows today

Conditional Citizens

Conditional Citizens

Author : Laila Lalami
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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The author uses her journey from Moroccan immigrant to U.S. citizen as a starting point for an exploration of the rights, liberties, and protections that are traditionally associated with American citizenship. Tapping into history, politics, and literature, she elucidates how accidents of birth - such as national origin, race, ...

Conditional Citizens

Conditional Citizens

Author : Laila Lalami
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A New York Times Editors' Choice • Finalist for the California Book Award • Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • Best Book of the Year: Time, NPR, Bookpage, Los Angeles Times In this brilliantly argued and deeply personal work, Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlikely journey ...

Secret Son

Secret Son

Author : Laila Lalami
Publisher : Algonquin Books
Genre : Fiction
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Raised by his mother in a one-room house in the slums of Casablanca, Youssef El Mekki has always had big dreams of living another life in another world. Suddenly his dreams are within reach when he discovers that his father—whom he’d been led to believe was dead—is ...

Conditional Citizens

Conditional Citizens

Author : Catherine Hartung
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Psychology
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This book challenges readers to recognise the conditions that underpin popular approaches to children and young people’s participation, as well as the key processes and institutions that have enabled its rise as a global force of social change in new times. The book draws on the vast international literature, ...

The Other Americans

The Other Americans

Author : Laila Lalami
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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***2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST*** Winner of the Arab American Book Award in Fiction Finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Fiction Finalist for the California Book Award Longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize A Los Angeles Times bestseller Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Time, ...

The Moor s Account

The Moor s Account

Author : Laila Lalami
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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An “exquisite piece of historical fiction” (Winnipeg Free Press), The Moor’s Account is “brilliantly imagined fiction…rewritten to give us something that feels very like the truth” (Salman Rushdie). In 1527, the conquistador Pánfilo de Narváez left the port of San Lucar de Barrameda in Spain with a ...

Within and Beyond Citizenship

Within and Beyond Citizenship

Author : Roberto G. Gonzales,Nando Sigona
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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Within and Beyond Citizenship brings together cutting-edge research in sociology and social anthropology on the relationship between immigration status, rights and belonging in contemporary societies of immigration. It offers new insights into the ways in which political membership is experienced, spatially and bureaucratically constructed, and actively negotiated and contested in ...

Citizenship in a Connected Canada

Citizenship in a Connected Canada

Author : Elizabeth Dubois,Florian Martin-Bariteau
Publisher : University of Ottawa Press
Genre : Law
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This interdisciplinary edited collection brings together scholars, activists, and policy makers to build consensus around what a connected society means for Canada. The collection offers insight on the state of citizenship in a digital context in Canada and proposes a research and policy agenda for the way forward. Part I ...