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dc.contributor.author Skulte-Ouaiss, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-19T09:14:49Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-19T09:14:49Z
dc.date.copyright 2013
dc.date.issued 2016-04-19
dc.identifier.citation Skulte-Ouaiss, J. (2013). Home is where the heart is; citizenship is where it is safe: dual citizenship and Europe. Identities, 20(2), 133-148.
dc.description.abstract In a country with a history of conflict, Lebanese not only have long sought emigration as a means of improving their safety and prosperity but also have sought out second passports as ‘safeguards’ to be used when things got rough at home. Little has been done on how Lebanese view these ‘second passports’ and the actual citizenship that comes with them. This article seeks to tackle this topic through analysing interviews of 10 Lebanese citizens who also hold European citizenship through naturalisation. How these Lebanese view their European citizenships will be described before turning to discussion of how this may affect the understandings of citizenship in Europe. The article concludes by looking on how the understandings of citizenship in liberal democracies in Europe on the part of citizens who normally reside outside of the state and who obtain citizenship as a ‘safety’ option may affect the broader understandings of citizenship in these countries.
dc.title Home is where the heart is
dc.type Article
dc.title.subtitle citizenship is where it is safe: dual citizenship and Europe
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200503273 en_US
dc.author.woa N/A en_US
dc.author.department Social Sciences en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Identities
dc.journal.volume 20
dc.journal.issue 2
dc.article.pages 133-148 en_US
dc.keywords Dual citizenship Citizenship Identity Europe Lebanese National belonging
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1070289X.2012.763166
dc.author.email Jennifer.skulte-ouaiss@lau.edu.lb
dc.identifier.url http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1070289X.2012.763166?scroll=top&needAccess=true


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