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Citizenship 2.0: Dual Nationality as a Global Asset

Yossi Harpaz


This book focuses on an important yet overlooked dimension of globalization: the steady rise in the legitimacy and prevalence of dual citizenship. Demand for dual citizenship is particularly high in Latin America and Eastern Europe, where more than three million people have obtained a second citizenship from EU countries or the United States. Most citizenship seekers acquire EU citizenship by drawing on their ancestry or ethnic origin; others secure U.S. citizenship for their children by strategically planning their place of birth. Their aim is to gain a second, compensatory citizenship that w ... More

Keywords: globalization, dual citizenship, second citizenship, American citizenship, EU citizenship, national identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780691194066
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691194066.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yossi Harpaz, author
Tel Aviv University

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