‘Terrorist’ citizens and the human right to nationality

@article{Mantu2018TerroristCA,
  title={‘Terrorist’ citizens and the human right to nationality},
  author={Sandra Mantu},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary European Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={26},
  pages={28 - 41}
}
  • S. Mantu
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary European Studies
Abstract Citizenship deprivation – the power of the state to take away citizenship against the wishes of the individual concerned – is gaining momentum among policy-makers and scholars. This interest is linked with changes introduced by a number of European states with a view to make it easier to take away citizenship from persons engaged in terrorist activities (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom). This article focuses on two such countries, the United… 

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