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Published: 05 June 2014

334 Pages


ISBN: 9780198702375

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Self-Determination and Secession in International Law

Edited by Christian Walter, Antje von Ungern-Sternberg, and Kavus Abushov

  • Provides a clear understanding of the controversial concepts of self-determination and secession, with a particular reference to the experiences of the post-Soviet Commonwealth of Independent States
  • Offers detailed analysis of the meaning and scope of self-determination and secession in the context of four key breakaway regions in CIS states: Transnistria, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Nagorno-Karabakh
  • Investigates how the right to self-determination and secession has been applied in comparative conflicts in Kosovo, Western Sahara, and Eritrea

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