Making sense of the new geography of citizenship: Fragmented citizenship in the European Union

  title={Making sense of the new geography of citizenship: Fragmented citizenship in the European Union},
  author={Antje Wiener},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  • A. Wiener
  • Published 1 April 1997
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Theory and Society
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