TITLE

Israel and the Right to Travel Abroad 1948-1961

AUTHOR(S)
Rozin, Orit
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Israel Studies;Spring2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Today, no one questions that criminals, minors, or those seeking to shirk their civic duties may be restricted or even barred from leaving their respective countries. However, during the 1950s, several democratic countries, including Israel, restricted foreign travel by their citizens on other grounds. This article examines the right of departure policies of Israel in comparison with three models—Soviet, British, and American—which served Israeli policy makers as criteria in this regard. The policy promulgated by a country sheds light on its character, its society, and its perception of citizenship. The article not only describes the right to travel abroad as exercised in Israel, but also opens a window onto the conceptual world of those who set such policy.
ACCESSION #
47776263

 

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