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"A Very Transcendental Power': Denaturalisation and the Liberalisation of Citizenship in the United Kingdom

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The right to strip citizenship from (denaturalise) those deemed disloyal or dangerous is a significant but largely unexamined power held by some liberal states. Since 2002, the British government has, in response to concerns about terrorism and value of citizenship, expanded its power to denaturalise certain categories of citizens, including those born in the UK. This development seems odd in the light of academic literature that has described a recent trend in Europe towards the increasing '...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development, Refugee Studies Centre
Journal:
POLITICAL STUDIES
Volume:
61
Issue:
3
Pages:
637-655
Publication date:
2013-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-9248
ISSN:
0032-3217
URN:
uuid:1200b6e5-102f-4f5d-abd3-01b5c2c6b2bd
Source identifiers:
357026
Local pid:
pubs:357026

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