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Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Ben Herzog


Revoking citizenship has been an official part of American policy since the end of the nineteenth century. This book sheds light on the current state practice by looking at its transformation in the United States from the colonial era to the War on Terror. Not limited to a legal studies perspective, it also places the revocation of citizenship within the framework of historical sociology. An examination is conducted of the laws and legal procedures involved in the revocation of citizenship, which include statutory bills, acts, and relevant constitutional amendments, proposed and legislated; co ... More

Keywords: expatriation, national allegiance, dual citizenship, historical sociology, legal studies, War on Terror, national logic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780814760383
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ben Herzog, author
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev