From the Editors of FORCED MIGRATION Review
Couldrey, Marion, Herson, Maurice, Forced Migration Review
A 'stateless person' is someone who is not recognised as a national by any state. They therefore have no nationality or citizenship (terms used interchangeably in this issue) and are unprotected by national legislation, leaving them vulnerable in ways that most of us never have to consider. The possible consequences of statelessness are profound and touch on all aspects of life. It may not be possible to work legally, own property or open a bank account. Stateless people may be easy prey for exploitation as cheap labour. They are often not permitted to attend school or university, may be prohibited from getting married and may not be able to register births and deaths. Stateless people …
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Publication information: Article title: From the Editors of FORCED MIGRATION Review. Contributors: Couldrey, Marion - Author, Herson, Maurice - Author. Magazine title: Forced Migration Review. Issue: 32 Publication date: April 2009. Page number: 2. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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