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Enacting Citizenship

A Case Study of a Syrian Refugee Protest in Germany

Lucia Volk

with permission). From the Discourse of Deservingness to Acts of Citizenship In July 2018, Sakher told me during an interview in Cologne that after he arrived in Germany he felt judged by his looks and by the colour of his skin for the first

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Never Mind the Ballots

The Edible Ballot Society and the Performance of Citizenship

Matthew Hayes

performances. Drawing upon Engin Isin’s framework of “acts of citizenship,” this article will explore the EBS protests as performative acts that constituted EBS members as citizens. For Isin, acts of citizenship create citizens. They are a “rupture in the

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

. Citizenship for sale in Greece. Photos by the author, Athens, November 2018. This line of thinking extends from Engin Isin and Greg Nielsen's (2008) work on acts of citizenship, where they divert attention away from already held status and toward the

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“Real, practical emancipation”?

Subaltern politics and insurgent citizenship in contemporary India

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

this light, these “acts of citizenship” ( Isin and Nielsen 2008 ) might be thought of as a form of “catalytic work” ( Nilsen 2010 ) that opens up a field of political possibility, and which can constitute a foundation on which counterhegemonic

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Methodology Matters in Iran

Researching Social Movements in Authoritarian Contexts

Paola Rivetti

. 10.1080/0021086042000324224 Saeidi , S. ( 2010 ), ‘ Creating the Islamic Republic of Iran: Wives and Daughters of Martyrs, and Acts of Citizenship ’, Citizenship Studies 14 , no. 2 : 113 – 126 . 10.1080/13621021003594734 Schwedler , J. ( 2006