Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 October 2019

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198833536

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Territorial Sovereignty

A Philosophical Exploration

Anna Stilz

Oxford Political Theory

  • Major new work by one of the leading scholars in the field
  • Provides a fascinating philosophical exploration of the territorial states-system
  • Argues that we need to fundamentally rethink the moral justification of territorial sovereignty
  • Thoroughly explores foundational issues by focusing on three core values: occupancy, basic justice, and collective self-determination
  • Proposes important changes to states' sovereign prerogatives with a focus on internal autonomy for political minorities, immigration, and natural resources

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