1st Edition

Plebiscites And Sovereignty
The Crisis Of Political Illegitimacy

ISBN 9780367298531
Published December 4, 2020 by Routledge
179 Pages

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Book Description

Throughout the world, civil wars, secessionist struggles, wars of national liberation, and irredentist movements are producing casualties and refugees at a staggering rate. In an environment of international turmoil, traditional modes of inter-state diplomacy are often ineffective when political legitimacy and sovereignty, self-determination and te

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: The Crisis of Illegitimate Sovereignty -- Background to the Plebiscite -- The Mechanics of a Plebiscite -- The Plebiscite Vote -- Issues After the Vote -- Conclusion

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Lawrence T. Farley is associate professor of political science at Lock Haven University and author of Change Processes in IntePnational Oraganizations (1982).