Fairness og statsborgerskab


  • Kristian Kriegbaum Jensen
  • Lasse Nielsen




The Danish requirements for citizenship are often grounded on an ideal about rewarding personal effort and responsibility. A similar ideal is known from luck egalitarianism, a widely known and accepted theory of justice. This article unfolds a luck egalitarian argument in defence of the Danish requirements and investigates, in light of this argument, whether the requirements relevantly reflect effort and responsibility. The article concludes dismissively and offers a number of ways of improving Danish citizenship policy in terms of fairness.        


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Jensen, K. K., & Nielsen, L. (2020). Fairness og statsborgerskab. Politik, 23(1). https://doi.org/10.7146/politik.v23i1.120314