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EditorR. Bauböck
TitleMigration and citizenship. Legal status, rights and political participation.
PublisherAmsterdam University Press
PlaceAmsterdam
Title seriesIMISCOE Reports
Year2006
Pages128
ISBN9789053568880
Institute/dept.ISR/EIF - Institute for Urban and Regional Research/Institute for European Integration Research
KeywordsPolitical participation/mobilisation; Citizenship/legal status
AbstractCitizenship is frequently invoked both as an instrument and goal of immigrant integration. Yet, in migration contexts, citizenship also marks a distinction between members and outsiders based on their different relations to particular states. A migration perspective highlights the boundaries of citizenship and political control over entry and exit as well as the fact that foreign residents remain in most countries deprived of core rights of political participation. This book summarizes current theories and empirical research on the legal status and political participation of migrants in European democracies.
Document typeBook editorial
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