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Cover of: Secession by Marcelo G. Kohen
About the Book

The end of the Cold War brought about new secessionist aspirations and the strengthening and re-awakening of existing or dormant separatist claims everywhere. The creation of a new independent entity through the separation of part of the territory and population of an existing State raises serious difficulties as to the role of international law. This book offers a comprehensive study of secession from an international law perspective, focusing on recent practice and applicable rules of contemporary international law. It includes theoretical analyses and a scrutiny of practice throughout the world by eighteen distinguished authors from Western and Eastern Europe, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, North and Latin America, and Asia. Core questions are addressed from different perspectives, and in some cases with divergent views. The reader is also exposed to a far-reaching picture of State practice, including some cases which are rarely mentioned and often neglected in scholarly analysis of secession.

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A discourse on the relationship between secession and self-determination starts out with a big question mark.
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2 editions First published in 2006

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Cover of: Secession
2006, Cambridge University Press
Secession
E-book in English
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April 3, 2006, Cambridge University Press
Secession
Hardcover in English

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