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Immigrant Protest: An Introduction

Tyler, Imogen and Marciniak, Katarzyna (2013) Immigrant Protest: An Introduction. Citizenship Studies, 17 (2). pp. 143-156. ISSN 1362-1025

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Abstract

The last decade has witnessed an explosion of ‘immigrant protests’, political mobilizations by irregular migrants and pro-migrant activists. This special issue on ‘immigrant protest’ has emerged in response to this rise in the visibility of immigrant protests, and its central aim is to contribute to the growing body of scholarship on migrant resistance movements and to consider the implications of these struggles for critical understandings of citizenship. This introduction maps out some of the central issues and themes emerging from the contributions to this issue, exploring the tensions between integrationist and autonomous approaches and theories of migrant activism and resistance and between migrant and activist strategies of invisibility and visibility. By bringing immigrant protests to the heart of debates about citizenship, we hope to further extend discussions about the limits and the possibilities of citizenship as the material and conceptual horizon of critical social analysis and political participation and practice today.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Citizenship Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology
ID Code: 49193
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 25 Jul 2011 15:03
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 22:38
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49193

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