Migration and Citizenship
Legal Status, Rights and Political Participation
Migration and Citizenship
€ 29,95
ISBN:
9789053568880
Release date:
25-04-2006
Available:
Directly
Edition:
Paperback
Pages:
128
Editor:
Rainer Bauböck
Series:
Migration and Citizenship
Citizenship 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.