citizenshiplessness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

citizenshipless +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

citizenshiplessness (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Lack of citizenship.
    • 2009, Seyla Benhabib, Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender, page 19:
      Rather than insist on a “universalist conception,” Bosniak seeks to buffer against “citizenshiplessness” by arguing for the need to disaggregate aspects of citizenship so as to identify mechanisms of subordination and to provide specific protection for those without citizenship.