Citizenship Acquisition and National Belonging

Migration, Membership and the Liberal Democratic State

  • Gideon Calder
  • Phillip Cole
  • Jonathan Seglow

Part of the Migration, Minorities and Citizenship book series (MMC)

About this book


What does it take to become a citizen of a particular nation? Is it justified to restrict membership of a society, and if so, on what grounds? This book explores a series of pressing, controversial issues surrounding the acquisition of citizenship, in theory and practice.


belonging migration Nation Policy political theory Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Gideon Calder
    • 1
  • Phillip Cole
    • 1
  • Jonathan Seglow
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WalesNewportUK
  2. 2.Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30106-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24677-5
  • About this book