Staatsbürger zweiter Klasse? Zum Status der Nicht-Bürger in Lettland

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Part of the Studien zur Migrations- und Integrationspolitik book series (SZMI)

Zusammenfassung

Dieser Beitrag analysiert den völkerrechtlich einzigartigen Status der sog. Nicht-Bürger Lettlands. Er argumentiert, dass dieser als depolitisierte lettische Staatsbürgerschaft zweiter Klasse anzusehen ist, da er zahlreiche Charakteristika eines Staatsbürgerschaftsbegriffs teilt, das demokratisch zentrale aktive und passive Wahlrecht aber nicht gewährt und offensichtlich von regionalen und internationalen Organisationen als Sonderform zumindest geduldet wird. Der Beitrag beleuchtet zunächst den Fall der Nicht-Bürger aus historischer Perspektive, geht dann auf die politische, soziale und zivile Dimension des besonderen Rechtsstatus ein, um diesen dann schließlich in eine demokratietheoretische Debatte einzuordnen und die Frage aufzuwerfen, ob eine solche depolitisierte Staatsbürgerschaft auch ein Modell für andere Staaten sein kann?

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Freie Universität BerlinBerlinDeutschland

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