Creating New States: Theory and Practice of Secession

Creating New States: Theory and Practice of Secession

by Aleksandar Pavkovic, Peter Radan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409498414
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Aleksandar Pavkovic is Lecturer in the Department of Politics & International Relations, at Macquarie University, Australia. Peter Radan is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Law, at Macquarie University, Australia.


Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; What is Secession? Part I Secession in Practice: Secessions and secessionist movements; Peaceful secessions: Norway, Slovakia and Quebec; Violent secessions: Biafra, Bangladesh, Chechnya; Multiple secessions and state dissolution: the USSR and Yugoslavia. Part II Secession in Theory: Theoretical approaches to secession: an introduction; Explanatory theories; Normative theories; Secession and the law; Why new states?; References; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.


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