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Plebiscites And Sovereignty The Crisis Of Political Illegitimacy

By Lawrence T Farley Copyright 1986
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    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

    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).