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By Helen Irving

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ISBN-13: 9781107065109

ISBN-10: 1107664233

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To have a nationality is a human correct. yet among the 19th and mid-twentieth centuries, almost each kingdom on the earth followed legislation that stripped citizenship from ladies who married international males. regardless of the ensuing hardships or even statelessness skilled via married girls, it took till 1957 for the overseas neighborhood to sentence the perform, with the adoption of the United international locations conference at the Nationality of Married girls. Citizenship, Alienage, and the trendy Constitutional nation tells the $64000 but ignored tale of marital denaturalization from a comparative standpoint. interpreting denaturalization legislation and their influence on girls worldwide, with a spotlight on Australia, Britain, Canada, eire, New Zealand and the U.S., it advances an idea of citizenship as profoundly own and existential. In doing so, it sheds gentle on either a selected bankruptcy of felony background and the idea of citizenship in general.

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