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Author Belton, Kristy A.

Title Statelessness in the Caribbean : the Paradox of Belonging in a Postnational World
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (284 pages)
Series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- PART I. RECONSIDERING FORCED DISPLACEMENT -- Chapter 1. Displaced in Place -- Chapter 2. Statelessness -- PART II. DEMOCRACIES AS ENGINES OF FORCED DISPLACEMENT -- Chapter 3. The Bahamas: Neither Fish Nor Fowl -- Chapter 4. The Dominican Republic: Foreigners in Their Own Country -- PART III. NONCITIZEN INSIDERS AND THE RIGHT TO BELONG -- Chapter 5. Noncitizen Insiders -- Chapter 6. Sharing the World with thers: A Right to Belong -- Appendices -- Notes -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D
EF -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Summary Statelessness in the Caribbean demonstrates how people can be forcibly displaced under nonconflict conditions without having fled a home, and how democracies force people into statelessness--the condition of not being a citizen anywhere--through the cover of bureaucratic procedures, neutral laws, and sovereign claims to determine membership
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Belonging (Social psychology) -- Political aspects -- Caribbean Area
Citizenship -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies
Citizenship, Loss of -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies
Civil rights -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies
Group identity -- Political aspects -- Caribbean Area
Refugees -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies
Stateless persons -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies
Statelessness -- Caribbean Area -- Case studies
Citizenship, Loss of.
Citizenship.
Civil rights.
Group identity -- Political aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Human Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Refugees.
Stateless persons.
Statelessness.
Caribbean Area.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812294327
9780812294323