chapter  8
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Intersectionality, Citizenship and Contemporary Politics of Belonging

In this paper I will examine the effects of intersecting social divisions on constructions of multi-layered citizenships in Britain. My argument is, however, that focusing on issues of citizenship in the contemporary political context is somewhat misleading and that we need to situate citizenship in the wider context of contemporary politics of belonging which encompass citizenships, identities and the emotions attached to them.