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Citizenship and Nationhood in France and Germany

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ISBN 9780674131781

Publication Date: 08/19/1998


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Traditions of Nationhood in France and Germany
  • I. The Institution of Citizenship
    • 1. Citizenship as Social Closure
    • 2. The French Revolution and the Invention of National Citizenship
    • 3. State, State-System, and Citizenship in Germany
  • II. Defining The Citizenry: The Bounds of Belonging
    • 4. Citizenship and Naturalization in France and Germany
    • 5. Migrants into Citizens: The Crystallization of Jus Soli in Late-Nineteenth-Century France
    • 6. The Citizenry as Community of Descent: The Nationalization of Citizenship in Wilhelmine Germany
    • 7. “Etre Français, Cela se Mérite”: Immigration and the Politics of Citizenship in France in the 1980s
    • 8. Continuities in the German Politics of Citizenship
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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