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Author Belton, Kristy A.

Title Statelessness in the Caribbean : the Paradox of Belonging in a Postnational World
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (284 pages)
Series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Preface""; ""PART I. RECONSIDERING FORCED DISPLACEMENT""; ""Chapter 1. Displaced in Place""; ""Chapter 2. Statelessness""; ""PART II. DEMOCRACIES AS ENGINES OF FORCED DISPLACEMENT""; ""Chapter 3. The Bahamas: Neither Fish Nor Fowl""; ""Chapter 4. The Dominican Republic: Foreigners in Their Own Country""; ""PART III. NONCITIZEN INSIDERS AND THE RIGHT TO BELONG""; ""Chapter 5. Noncitizen Insiders""; ""Chapter 6. Sharing the World with thers: A Right to Belong""; ""Appendices""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""
""E""""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Summary Statelessness in the Caribbean demonstrates how people can be forcibly displaced under nonconflict conditions without having fled a home, and how democracies force people into statelessness--the condition of not being a citizen anywhere--through the cover of bureaucratic procedures, neutral laws, and sovereign claims to determine membership
Notes Print version record
Subject Belonging (Social psychology) -- Political aspects -- Caribbean Area.
Citizenship -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies.
Citizenship, Loss of -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies.
Civil rights -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies.
Group identity -- Political aspects -- Caribbean Area.
Refugees -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies.
Stateless persons -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies.
Statelessness -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812294327 (electronic bk.)
9780812294323 (electronic bk.)