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Published: 08 July 2014

440 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199688494

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Surpassing the Sovereign State

The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

David A. Rezvani

  • The first book that systematically discusses the existence, origins, maintenance, and occasional termination of partially independent territories in international and comparative politics
  • Assesses the costs and benefits of partial independence as compared to full independence for Scotland, Catalonia, Hong Kong, Puerto Rico, Iraqi Kurdistan, as well as other similarly situated polities around the world
  • Charts new terrain on the changing nature of the international system
  • Based on interviews with high ranking government officials in a wide range of countries

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