Statelessness as a Human Rights Issue: A Concept Whose Time Has Come?

@article{Foster2016StatelessnessAA,
  title={Statelessness as a Human Rights Issue: A Concept Whose Time Has Come?},
  author={Michelle L. Foster and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Lambert},
  journal={International Journal of Refugee Law},
  year={2016},
  volume={28},
  pages={564-584}
}
The protection of stateless persons has long been understood as a challenge for the international community, yet for many of the past sixty years a prioritised focus on refugees has dominated, indeed arguably eclipsed, the plight and protection needs of stateless persons. Guy Goodwin-Gill has long argued for a refocus of international attention and effort on the plight, predicament and protection needs of stateless persons. In a seminal contribution over two decades ago he observed that at that… Expand
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