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This indicates that despite the increasing attempts by member states to expand their powers to deprive citizens of their citizenship, it is no longer possible for them to exercise sovereign power without limits (Mantu 2009: 29). We have seen that sites are places that are invested with strategic value through struggles to claim rights. Scale is a significant concept for the investigation of acts as it indicates the reach and scope of various actions assembled and interpreted as acts. Especially when considered in 36 Engin F.

So the important thing in investigating acts is not to decide in advance what an act is but to explore how it is enacted. An act can only be described through its performance and enactment. What connects the idea of rupture to acts of citizenship is the concept of ‘the right to claim rights’, to reformulate Arendt (see Isin 2009: 371). Our research on European citizenship has amply illustrated that rights are not always already existing entitlements; they are extensions or assertions of claims and counter-claims.

In other words, when we are speaking about bodies and subjects with singular subject designations, this is for analytical reasons. Otherwise, both bodies and subjects are irreducibly multiple. But bodies such as individuals, people, courts, states and organisations take actions and perform acts by becoming subjects. By making a distinction between bodies and subjects, we understand enactments as producing both subjects and their positions. This leads us to the second proposition that acts and actions are different things.

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