Introduction: Ethnonationality, Citizenship, and Feelings of Belonging

  • Arianna Piacentini


This chapter aims to familiarize the reader with the topic of the book. It introduces the main concepts used throughout the chapters, lays the theoretical foundations needed, and explains the rationale and motivation behind the main methodological choices made. The chapter seeks to give the reader the needed tools for understanding why it is important to look at the evolution of ethnonationality from a temporal and multidimensional perspective, as well as why an inter-generational analysis happens to be particularly interesting.


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