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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Statelessness in the European Union: Displaced, Undocumented, Unwanted

Edited by: Caroline Sawyer, Brad K. Blitz

ISBN13: 9780521191937
Published: February 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £79.99

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Statelessness in the European Union draws together original research from over one hundred interviews in Estonia, France, Slovenia and the United Kingdom to provide one of the first comparative accounts of the de facto or de jure stateless populations in the European Union. It blends legal, political and empirical research to examine how non-citizens without secure status, in some cases established undocumented migrants and their descendants, manage their lives in four European Union member states. Normative and legal analyses of the practical meaning of basic human rights are combined with a groundbreaking investigation of the obstacles that prevent people from accessing essential services. Contrasting the situation of Europe's stateless now with that examined by Arendt over fifty years ago, it considers proposals for the future security of Europe's stateless people.

EU Law
1. Introduction - statelessness in the European Union Caroline Sawyer and Brad K. Blitz
2. Undocumented migrants: an Arendtian perspective Monika Krause
3. The rights of non-citizens in political thought Matthew Gibney
4. Statelessness in international and regional law Caroline Sawyer
5. From strangers to citizens: the international regime on statelessness Brad K. Blitz
6. Methodology of the study Brad K. Blitz and Caroline Sawyer
7. Effective statelessness in the UK Caroline Sawyer, Brad K. Blitz and Miguel Otero-Iglesias
8. The sans-papiers in France Arnaud Lucien and David Marrani
9. Stateless Russians in Estonia Raivo Vetik
10. The erased of Slovenia Jelka Zorn
11. Analysis Brad K. Blitz and Caroline Sawyer
12. Conclusions Caroline Sawyer and Brad K. Blitz.