CITIZENSHIP AND NATIONHOOD IN FRANCE AND GERMANY

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Harvard University Press, 1992 - 270 páginas
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The difference between French and German definitions of citizenship is instructive - and, for millions of immigrants from North Africa, Turkey, and Eastern Europe, decisive. Rogers Brubaker explores this difference - between the territorial basis of the French citizenry and the German emphasis on blood descent - and shows how it translates into rights and restrictions for millions of would-be French and German citizens.
  

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Conteúdo

Citizenship as Social Closure
21
The French Revolution and the Invention of National Citizenship
35
State StateSystem and Citizenship in Germany
50
DEFINING THE CITIZENRY THE BOUNDS OF BELONGING
73
Citizenship and Naturalization in France and Germany
75
Migrants into Citizens The Crystallization of Jus Soli in LateNineteenthCentury France
85
The Citizenry as Community of Descent The Nationalization of Citizenship in Wilhelmine Germany
114
Etre Français Cela se Mérite Immigration and the Politics of Citizenship in France in the 1980s
138
Continuities in the German Politics of Citizenship
165
Conclusion
179
Notes
191
Bibliography
245
Index
267
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Rogers Brubaker is Professor of Sociology and UCLA Foundation Chair at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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