Contradictions in Formal Commonwealth Citizenship Rights in Commonwealth Countries

  title={Contradictions in Formal Commonwealth Citizenship Rights in Commonwealth Countries},
  author={Tendayi Bloom},
  journal={The Round Table},
  pages={639 - 654}
  • T. Bloom
  • Published 1 December 2011
  • Political Science
  • The Round Table
Abstract In at least 11 member states of the Modern Commonwealth, a citizen of another Commonwealth country may not enter without a visa, but may vote, and sometimes stand for office. This paper presents analyses and contextualises newly compiled data on the rights of Commonwealth citizens to stand for office, to vote, to enter without a visa and to undertake employment without a work permit in Commonwealth countries other than their own. It demonstrates how this affects the internal democratic… 

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