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Using norms to promote progress on the Global Action Plan to End Statelessness
Melissa Schnyder

supporting gender discrimination and unequal treatment, rejecting their content, as the examples below illustrate. To fill the normative void, their campaigns promote a new normative framework based on the combined norms of citizenship equality, inclusion, and anti-discrimination, thereby legitimising the equal treatment of women. Although these norms in and of themselves cannot be

in Statelessness, governance, and the problem of citizenship
French revolutionary ideology in Saint- Domingue
Johnhenry Gonzalez

and their inclusion as citizens of the revolutionary French Republic in 1794 represented a historic triumph of Enlightenment principles over slavery, colonialism, and nascent racial ideology. But while it may be appealing to view the Haitian revolutionaries as early champions of a kind of democratic, Western liberalism,​these categories do not easily fit the social realities of early Haiti: a society characterized by caudillismo, marronage, and class conflict over forced labour. To be sure, ideologies of liberty, republicanism, citizenship, equality, and ‘resistance

in Colonial exchanges