Recent scholarship points to three emerging lines of research on the migration and citizenship nexus. The first unsettles assumptions of citizenship’s internal homogeneity by identifying internal lines of exclusion (Balibar 2004; Anderson 2013). This goes beyond a binary between citizenship’s inclusionary promise and constitutive exclusions to explore what Linda Bosniak (2006) has characterized as its ‘soft inside’. The second line of research maps spaces and practices of membership that incorporate different regimes of rights (Redclift 2013a, 2013b; Rygiel 2011; Sigona 2015) and relationships to the state (Coutin 2000; Düvell 2008; Kubal 2012). These challenge theorizations of rule and exception (cf. Agamben 1998) and the representation of subjects produced within these conditions. In doing so, this research contributes a groundswell of...

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