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Catalonia rescaling Spain: is it feasible to accommodate its “stateless citizenship”?

Calzada, Igor ORCID: 2019. Catalonia rescaling Spain: is it feasible to accommodate its “stateless citizenship”? Regional Science Policy and Practice 11 (5) , pp. 805-820. 10.1111/rsp3.12240

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The Spanish nation‐state is gradually being rescaled by Catalonia's “secession crisis”. Recently and dramatically, in the aftermath of the “illegal” and “constitutive referendum” that took place on 1 October 2017, 2,286,217 Catalan citizens attempted to exercise the “right to decide” to ultimately become “stateless citizens”. This article examines this rescaling process that has been forming in Barcelona since 10 July 2010 when 1 million Catalan citizens marched to claim their “right to decide” on secession. This article concludes that, at present, it is not feasible for the Spanish nation‐state to accommodate Catalonia's “stateless citizenship”.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD)
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 1757-7802
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 4 March 2021
Date of Acceptance: 2 September 2019
Last Modified: 05 May 2023 09:10

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