Fragmentation and the International Relations of Micro-states: Self-determination and Statehood

Fragmentation and the International Relations of Micro-states: Self-determination and Statehood

by Jorri C. Duursma
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521563607

ISBN-13: 9780521563604

Pub. Date: 10/31/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first book to provide a thorough international legal account of the European micro-states. Jorri Duursma examines notions of self-determination and statehood in the context of international law, and provides solutions for problems of secession. Drawing on many unpublished documents, she tackles the important questions of what constitutes a people with a

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This is the first book to provide a thorough international legal account of the European micro-states. Jorri Duursma examines notions of self-determination and statehood in the context of international law, and provides solutions for problems of secession. Drawing on many unpublished documents, she tackles the important questions of what constitutes a people with a right to self-determination, and who is allowed to secede from a state, developing a novel approach to statehood and fragmentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521563604
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/1996
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law Series, #2
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The General International Legal Context: 1. Right of self-determination; 2. Criteria for statehood; 3. The general question of micro-states in international organizations; Part II. Five Case Studies of European Micro-states: Introduction; 4. The Principality of Liechtenstein; 5. The Republic of San Marino; 6. The Principality of Monaco; 7. The Principality of Andorra; 8. The State of the Vatican City; Part III. General Conclusions: Bibliography; Index.

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