Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
How to Cite
Gilbertson, G. 2013. Citizenship. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
Citizenship is a multidimensional concept that denotes membership of a specific nation-state and the formal rights and obligations that this membership entails for an individual. Citizenship is also understood as a status and identity. The principle premise of citizenship is that nation-states can set and control the parameters of membership.
- political asylum;
- assimilation and exclusion;
- demography and population studies;
- social policy