Mark Doidge, Radosław Kossakowski, and Svenja Mintert
way make a difference to politics
beyond their own selves, when they interpret texts unusually or chat
about romantic frustrations’. This assumes that the only politicalparticipation is around progressive politics. Some groups do get involved
in such movements, but many others also engage online with nationalistic and exclusionary politics, particularly around gender and race. As
Sandoval and Fuchs (2010) posit, participatory culture is not automatically democratic and inclusive. The inequalities
, the politicalparticipation of repatriated
Greeks and lawfully resident immigrants and other provisions.’ However, in February
2011 the Greek Council of State ruled that the article relating to the naturalisation of
the children of migrants born in Greece was unconstitutional. Subsequently, the law
was revised and the new provisions once again restricted the naturalisation of children
of immigrants born in Greece.
3 A recent trend has been to portray the migrant as a passive victim and instead to blame
traffickers, who remain essentially invisible.
4 An example is
Borders, ticking clocks and timelessness among temporary labour migrants in Israel
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida
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