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Beyond citizenship

Adivasi and Dalit political pathways in India

Nicolas Jaoul and Alpa Shah

and the state by dispossessed or marginal citizens, James Holston’s study of “insurgent citizenship” in Lula’s political mobilization in Brazil (2008) represents the most straightforward attempt to emphasize the more contentious aspects of citizenship

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Contending with school reform

Neoliberal restructuring, racial politics, and resistance in post-Katrina New Orleans

Mathilde Lind Gustavussen

quality of education and an ill-suited pedagogical approach, and the racialized emphasis on dispossession that elicits resistance. This kind of political mobilization is reminiscent of what James Holston calls insurgent citizenship: “The political

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“Real, practical emancipation”?

Subaltern politics and insurgent citizenship in contemporary India

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

generative dynamic resonates strongly with James Holston’s (2008) concept of “insurgent citizenship”—a term that he has suggested in order to capture the claims-making practices of the urban working classes in Brazil. According to Holston, the rights

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Communities of Practice at the Cidade do Saber

Plural Citizenship and Social Inclusion in Brazil

Carla Guerrón Montero

used by students, faculty and staff to express their rights as Brazilian citizens by becoming grassroots organisers. In this regard, the CDS has fostered a form of democratisation of public life, or what Holston (2009) calls ‘insurgent citizenship

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Corrective Capacities

From Unruly Politics to Democratic Capacitación

Susan Ellison

forms of governance towards their own ends and to elude ‘efforts at control’ ( McNeish 2008: 86 ; see also Gustafson 2009 ; Orta 2013 ; Postero 2007 ). 4 Holston (2008 ), by contrast, characterized the insurgent citizenship of Paulistas not so much as

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Optics of regulation and control

Ieva Jusionyte and Daniel M. Goldstein

Axel Pedersen , eds. 2013 . Times of security: Ethnographies of fear, protest, and the future . London : Routledge . Holston , James . 2008 . Insurgent citizenship: Dis-junctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil . Princeton : Princeton

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Reclaiming the streets

Black urban insurgency and antisocial security in twenty-first-century Philadelphia

Jeff Maskovsky

, and Fred Moten . 2013 . The undercommons: Fugitive planning and black study . Wivenhoe : Minor Compositions . Holston , James . 2009 . Insurgent citizenship: Disjunctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil . Princeton, NJ : Princeton

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Julienne Weegels

Inmates . London : Penguin Books . Goldstein , D. M. 2012 . Outlawed: Between Security and Rights in a Bolivian City . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Holston , J. 2008 . Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in

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Hollis Moore

. 2008 . Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil . Information Series . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Holston , J. 2011 . ‘ Contesting Privilege with Right: The Transformation of Differentiated