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Authors: Kate Bacon and Sam Frankel

Introduction In contemporary Britain, citizenship is once again at the centre of the political agenda. The Coalition Government are promoting a version of ‘active citizenship’ (based mainly on volunteering) in mending ‘broken’ Britain and building the ‘Big Society’ ( hm Government, 2010

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights
Author: Thibaut Jaulin

On June 22, 1994, the Lebanese government of Rafik al-Hariri granted citizenship by decree to an estimated 150,000 stateless and foreign residents. According to its promoters, such massive naturalization (about 5% of the Lebanese population at that time) aimed to bring a final answer to the

In: Middle East Law and Governance