Acquisition and Loss of Nationality, Volume 2: Policies and Trends in 15 European Countries

Country Analyses

Edited by Rainer Bauböck, Eva Ersbøll, Kees Groenendijk, and Harald Waldrauch

Edited by Rainer Bauböck, Eva Ersbøll, Kees Groenendijk, and Harald Waldrauch

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

588 pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | © 2006
Paper $87.50 ISBN: 9789053569214 Published February 2007 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
Acquisition and Loss of Nationality brings together a team of thirty researchers for an in-depth analysis of nationality laws in all fifteen pre-2004 member states of the European Union. Volume One presents detailed comparisons of the citizenship laws of all fifteen nations, while Volume Two contains individual studies of each country's laws. Together, the books are the most comprehensive available resource on the question of European nationality.
Contents
Tables and Figures
           
Preface
 
Andre Liebich 
Introduction: Altneuländer or the vicissitudes of citizenship in the new EU states           
1                 New states and old concerns, or why there is not much plural
                   citizenship in the Altneuländer
2                 Old categories and new principles, or how ethnicity has trumped
                   other grounds of citizenship
3                 Old wrongs and new rights, or how to use citizenship to correct
                   history
4                 Conclusions
Annex 1: Continuous statehood among old and new EU Member States
Annex 2: Constitutional preambles (extracts)
Annex 3: Provisions on plural citizenship
Annex 4: Federalism and regional autonomies in old and new EU Member States
Bibliography
Notes

Part I: Restored States
Priit Järve
Chapter 1: Estonian citizenship: between ethnic preferences and democratic obligations
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Estonia
Bibliography
Notes

Kristine Kruma
Chapter 2: Checks and balances in Latvian nationality policies: National agendas and international frameworks
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Latvia
Bibliography
Notes

Kristine Kruma
Chapter 3: Lithuanian nationality: trump card to independence and its current challenges
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Lithuania
Bibliography
Notes

Part II: States with histories of shifting borders
Agata Górny
Chapter 4: Same letter, new spirit: Nationality regulations and their implementation in Poland
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Poland
Bibliography
Notes

Mária M. Kovács and Judit Tóth
Chapter 5: Kin-state responsibility and ethnic citizenship. The Hungarian case
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Hungary
Bibliography
Notes

Part III: Post-partition states
Andrea Baršová
Chapter 6: Czech Citizenship Legislation between Past and Future
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Czechoslovakia/ the Czech Republic
Bibliography
Notes

Dagmar Kusá
Chapter 7: The Slovak question and the Slovak answer: Citizenship during the quest for national self-determination and after
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Czechoslovakia/ the Slovak Republic
Bibliography
Notes

Felicita Medved
Chapter 8: From civic to ethnic community? The evolution of Slovene citizenship
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Slovenia
Bibliography
Notes

Part IV: Mediterranean post-imperial states
Eugene Buttigieg
Chapter 9: Malta’s citizenship law: Evolution and Current Regime
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Malta
Notes

Nicos Trimikliniotis
Chapter 10: Nationality and Citizenship in Cyprus since 1945: Communal Citizenship, Gendered Nationality and the Adventures of A Post-Colonial Subject in a Divided Country
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in the Republic of Cyprus
Bibliography
Notes

Zeynep Kadirbeyoglu
Chapter 11: Changing Conceptions of Citizenship in Turkey
Chronological list of citizenship-related legislation in Turkey
Bibliography
Notes

List of Contributors
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