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