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Remaking intimate citizenship in multicultural Europe: experiences outside the conventional family

Roseneil, Sasha and Crowhurst, Isabel and Hellesund, Tone and Santos, Ana Cristina and Stoilova, Mariya (2012) 'Remaking intimate citizenship in multicultural Europe: experiences outside the conventional family.' In: Halsaa, Beatrice and Roseneil, Sasha and Sümer, Sevil, (eds.) Remaking citizenship in multicultural Europe: women's movements, gender and diversity. Citizenship, Gender and Diversity . Palgrave, 41 - 69. ISBN 978-1-137-27215-7

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Abstract

How can we understand the ways in which, and the extent to which, movements for gender and sexual equality and change have contributed to remaking intimate citizenship? The thorny question of the role of women’s movements in transforming citizenship in Europe is at the heart of this book, and this chapter extends this focus to encompass lesbian and gay movements, casting its gaze on a dimension of citizenship that owes its very conceptualization to these movements. In this, we are contributing to two theoretically and normatively significant moves within recent scholarship on citizenship: the feminist extension of the concept beyond its classical roots, its republican revolutionary reworkings and its traditional usage in political theory; and the sociological turn which has seen increasing emphasis on practices, meanings and lived experiences of citizenship.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2017 11:37
Last Modified: 23 May 2021 22:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/19515

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