Drawing on the concepts of lived and intimate citizenship and applying a weak theory approach, Warming shows how social work practices at a residence for young people with psychological disorders constitute a social intervention with contested and multidimensional (action-related, emotional, affective, positioning-related) outcomes for clients’ rights, participation and belonging. Although the clients describe their stay as empowering and characterised by recognition, they also experience discrimination and exclusion. Indeed, the chapter’s socio-spatial analysis show how their time there unfolds as a risky dance on the edges of non-citizenship, where they are positioned as - or feel - out of place due to politically contingent everyday practices through which emotions, affections and more-than-human agents intertwine with rational human agency.
|Titel||Lived Citizenship on the Edge of Society : Rights, Belonging, Intimate Life and Spatiality|
|Redaktører||Hanne Warming, Kristian Fahnøe|
|Status||Udgivet - 2017|
|Navn||Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series|