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    Critical geographies of citizenship and belonging in Ireland


    Gilmartin, Mary (2008) Critical geographies of citizenship and belonging in Ireland. Women's Studies International Forum, 31. pp. 390-399. ISSN 0277-5395

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    Abstract

    In recent years, there have been significant changes to the ways in which Irish citizenship is defined and understood. In this article we argue that these changes to citizenship rely on legally articulated understandings of the relationship between people and place that are particular and restrictive, but that are also mutable and subject to change.We examine the ways in which this relationship has changed, with particular reference to the State, the Family and Woman. Using insights from critical geographies of the law, scale and mobility,we also highlight ways in which this relationship may be challenged.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Critical geographies; citizenship; Ireland;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Item ID: 8819
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2008.08.004
    Depositing User: Dr. Mary Gilmartin
    Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2017 11:32
    Journal or Publication Title: Women's Studies International Forum
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
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