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Stateless persons

David Weissbrodt

in The Human Rights of Non-citizens

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199547821
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720086 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547821.003.0004
 Stateless persons

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This chapter discusses the rights of stateless persons. Topics covered include the right to a nationality, protections against statelessness, and human rights of stateless persons; de jure and de facto statelessness and the 1954 and 1961 statelessness conventions; mechanisms of statelessness; challenges faced by stateless persons; and ways to address the problem of statelessness.

Keywords: non-citizens; human rights; statelessness; nationality; citizenship

Chapter.  15244 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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