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Published: 19 November 2019

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198851219

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Statehood and the State-Like in International Law

Rowan Nicholson

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Addresses the topic of when a political entity becomes a state in international law, one of the foundational questions of the discipline
  • Draws on historical examples, such as the precolonial peoples in Africa and Asia, as well as discussing contemporary state-like entities that are hard to categorize, such as Palestine and Hong Kong
  • Provide a framework for the ongoing debate in this area by introducing new terms to describe difficult concepts