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Citoyenneté et nationalité en droit public européen

Abstract : The concepts of citizenship and nationality, as understood in many Western countries, are strongly imbued with the model of nation-state, which assumes a congruence between political community and cultural community. Translating these concepts at European level requires to depart from this model of political organization to adopt acceptable definitions by all the European States, including countries of Central and Eastern Europe where the national question has been approached differently. This task of redefinition make it possible to grasp the distinction between state political membership and national cultural membership, thus prolonging the dissociation between state and nation, which already exists in some European countries and what the questioning of the model of the nation-state tends to announce The conceptual dissociation between citizenship, as community of rights, and nationality, as community(ies) of culture(s), reduces the risks of mutual misunderstanding, made possible by the lack of shared definition. It also makes it possible to consider new legal articulations between these memberships.
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Diane Coissard. Citoyenneté et nationalité en droit public européen. Droit. Université Nancy 2, 2009. Français. ⟨NNT : 2009NAN20008⟩. ⟨tel-01752700⟩



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