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Special Issue of Citizenship Studies: Immigrant Protest

Date: 29 March 2013

Imogen Tyler (Lancaster CGWS and Sociology) and Katarzyna Marciniak (Ohio University) have edited a special issue of Citizenship Studieson the theme of'Immigrant Protest' which will be published in April 2013 (volume 17, issue 2). This issue emerged out ofa successful workshop in Lancaster hosted by the migrancy research group and funded by the Sociology Department in 2010.

Contributors to this special issue includemembers of the Migrancy Research Group including Joe Rigby (currently completing his PhD in Sociology) and Cindy Weber (formally in PPR).

The issueexplores various kinds of dissent, resistance and revolt by non-citizens and citizens, against conditions faced by regular and irregular migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and other unwanted and ` illegal' persons, within a range of national and regional border-zones.

An edited book, Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent, which includes a chapter by postdoctoral fellow and Migrancy research group member Maja Sager, is in press with SUNY and willbe publishedin 2014.

 

Further information

Associated staff: Imogen Tyler

Associated departments and research centres: Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Migrancy Research Group, Sociology

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