Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice

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This book analyses the emerging practice in the post-Cold War era of the creation of a democratic political system along with the creation of new states. The existing literature either tends to conflate self-determination and democracy or dismisses the legal relevance of the emerging practice on the basis that democracy is not a statehood criterion. Such arguments are simplistic. The statehood criteria in contemporary international law are largely irrelevant and do not automatically or self-evidently determine whether or ...

Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice 2013, Hart Publishing, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781849464697

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