Immigration, f amily norms and citizenship in the Netherlands. S. van Walsum F amily norms and citizenship in the Netherlands
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Immigration, family norms and citizenship in the Netherlands
S. van Walsum
Family norms and citizenship in the Netherlands
(published in: Christiane Harzig & Danielle Juteau (eds): The Social Construction of Diversity. Recasting the Master Narrative of Industrial Nations. Berghahn Books, New York/Oxford, 2003, pp. 212-226)
Yet, these same norms have been challenged in Dutch family law.
Students are autonomous individuals => living-allowance, yet so low: students from poorer families must stay home
Share a household with another adult: you are expected to support each other, regardless of the nature of the relationship
TUQUABO-TEKLE AND OTHERS v. THE NETHERLANDS
EHRM 1 dec. 2005
“1. Everyone has the right to respect for his ... family life ...
2. There shall be no interference by a public authority with the exercise of this right except such as is in accordance with the law and is necessary in a democratic society in the interest of national security, public order or economic welfare, for the prevention of disorder or crime, the protection of health or good customs or the protection of the rights and freedoms of others”
The parent in Nl. did not financially maintain the child and/or did not actually exercise parental authority
Separation parent-child < 5 years, tie intact, unless:
Separation parent-child > 5 years family tie ceased to exist, unless:
The contradictions of family re-unification: