“No Taxation Without Representation”? The enfranchisement of migrants in Europe as a matter of intercultural government

Global migration has reshaped European societies, even if the change has never been symmetric and uniformly disseminated. Different legislative approaches combine with a uniform formal exclusion from national polity, despite migrants growing activism in social, religious and trade union movements. The comparative analysis of migrant enfranchisement at the local level and foreigners’ consultative bodies suggests a further question on how city polity can foster inclusion and promote an intercultural democracy.

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