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Title Nationality and statelessness under international law / edited by Alice Edwards and Laura van Waas
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages)
Contents Introduction / Alice Edwards and Laura van Waas -- 1. The meaning of nationality in international law: substantive and procedural aspects / Alice Edwards -- 2. Statelessness and citizenship in ethical and political perspective / Matthew J. Gibney -- 3. The UN statelessness conventions / Laura van Waas -- 4. UNHCR's mandate and activities to address statelessness / Mark Manly -- 5. The determination of statelessness and the establishment of statelessness-specific protection regimes / Gábor Gyulai -- 6. Children, their right to nationality and child statelessness / Gerard-René de Groot -- 7. Women, nationality and statelessness: the problem of unequal rights / Radha Govil and Alice Edwards -- 8. Deprivation of nationality: limitations on rendering persons stateless under international law / Jorunn Brandvoll -- 9. State succession and issues of nationality and statelessness / Inete Ziemele -- 10. The nexus between statelessness and migration / Sophie Nonnenmacher and Ryszard Cholewinski -- 11. More or less secure? Nationality questions, deportation and dual nationality / Kim Rubenstein and Niamh Lenagh-Maguire
Summary "Written by leading experts, Nationality and Statelessness under International Law introduces the study and practice of 'international statelessness law' and explains the complex relationship between the international law on nationality and the phenomenon of statelessness. It also identifies the rights of stateless people, outlines the major legal obstacles preventing the eradication of statelessness and charts a course for this new and rapidly changing field of study"--Provided by publisher
Identifies the rights of stateless people and outlines the major legal obstacles preventing the eradication of statelessness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Citizenship.
Stateless persons.
Form Electronic book
Author Edwards, Alice, editor
Waas, Laura van, 1981- editor
ISBN 1139506005 (electronic bk.)
1316074218 (electronic bk.)
131607658X (e-book)
9781139506007 (electronic bk.)
9781316074213 (electronic bk.)
9781316076583 (e-book)