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Citizenship practices among undocumented immigrant mothers: A comparative ethnographic case study in Flanders (Belgium) and France

Which citizenship practices for undocumented mothers? This is the central question of this study and argues that despite a position as legal and cultural outsiders this women are creating new practices of citizenship that go beyond nation, race and class. Through their mothering as care-work and daily encounters with others, the undocumented mothers create new hybrid identities and multiple belongings.

Date:1 Sep 2012 →  31 Aug 2014
Keywords:education, justice, motherhood, mothering, gender, belonging, undocumented, citizenship, motherwork, identity, migration, nationality, immigrants, home
Disciplines:Public health sciences, Public health care, Public health services