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Without citizenship, but citizens nevertheless

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20 October 2021
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Many young people with a migrant background do not possess the Italian citizenship but act as citizens nevertheless. - © Unsplash Clay Banks

While many young people of migrant descent may not be formally Italian citizens, they do act as citizens and, by doing so, claim their place in society. My research looks at these acts and shows how they transform conventional understandings of citizenship in the process.

Johanna Mitterhofer

Johanna Mitterhofer is a social anthropologist researching issues related to identity, diversity and borders at the Eurac Institute for Minority Rights. She also coordinates the annual Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance.

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https://doi.org/10.57708/b65233960
Mitterhofer, J. Without citizenship, but citizens nevertheless . https://doi.org/10.57708/B65233960

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