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A Liberal Theory of International Justice

Andrew Altman and Christopher Heath Wellman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564415
eISBN:
9780191721434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564415.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal ... More


Self‐Determination and Secession

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins the task of applying the justice‐based conception of political legitimacy developed in Part Two of the book to the practically urgent and theoretically vexing issues of secession and ... More


Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Neera Chandhoke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whereas separatist movements in the developed world have stimulated the interest of normative political theorists, separatism in the postcolonial world tend to fall into the category of ... More


New States in Decolonization After 1945

Mikulas Fabry

in Recognizing States: International Society and the Establishment of New States Since 1776

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199564446
eISBN:
9780191722325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564446.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 shows that despite the problematic character of self‐determination as a positive claim against international society, the Wilsonian conception was the basis of post‐1945 decolonization. ... More


The Religious Leadership of Ireland 1770–1850

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the religious leadership of Ireland between 1770 and 1850. There are separate sections on the Church of Ireland, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Presbyterian churches. Within ... More


Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Bruno Coppieters and Richard Sakwa (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book focuses on four key themes that are central to the ethics of secession. The first examines the application of ‘choice’ and of remedial ‘just cause’ normative arguments on secession. The ... More


Federal Theory

Jeffrey Kahn

in Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246991
eISBN:
9780191599606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246998.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Theories of federalism are explored in detail, with particular attention to the work of Dahl, Lijphart, Riker, and Wheare. Issues addressed include anti‐majoritarianism, asymmetry, centralization, ... More


Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Allen Buchanan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book articulates a systematic vision of an international legal system grounded in the commitment to justice for all persons. It provides a probing exploration of the moral issues involved in ... More


The Ethics of Nationalism

Margaret Moore

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297468
eISBN:
9780191599958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Ethics of Nationalism is about the normative limits of nationalism. It assesses three justificatory arguments for the institutional recognition of national identity and argues that ... More


The Problem of Enforcement Abuse

Randy E. Barnett

in The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297291
eISBN:
9780191598777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297297.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Single Power Principle specifies that there must exist, somewhere in society, a coercive monopoly of power. Adherence to this principle leads to serious risks of enforcement abuse because of ... More


The Future of the Union: Montesquieu Versus Madison

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

A European federation of states deeply divided along cultural, social, institutional and economic lines would be unable to provide the variety of public goods, including income redistribution, that ... More


Why Stay Together? a Pluralist Approach to Secession and Federation

Rainer Bauböck

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

None of the current Anglo‐American theories of secession gives proper consideration to the most common grievance voiced by national minorities in multinational states—that the terms of federation are ... More


Introduction

Bruno Coppieters

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Defines the concepts of secession, secessionist movements, and secessionist processes, describes the various positions in the present normative debate on secession, and analyses the relevance of the ... More


A Nation Confronting a Secessionist Claim: Italy and the Lega Nord

Michel Huysseune

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Lega Nord’s justification of the secession of northern Italy is based on the right of self-determination of the northern Italian, ‘Padanian’ nation, and on grievances against the Italian state, ... More


Discussing Autonomy and Independence for Corsica

Gunter Lauwers

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Up to the mid-seventies, the nationalist Corsicans did not seek independent statehood but political autonomy within France. Violent incidents since 1975 and the fact that the demand for autonomy was ... More


Self-Determination in Cyprus: Future Options within a European Order

Nathalie Tocci

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Provides an analysis of the ‘Cyprus question’ during the latter half of the twentieth century through the application of critical normative debates on secession. Ends with a discussion of the ... More


The Right to Self-Determination and Secession in Yugoslavia: A Hornets' Nest of Inconsistencie s

Raymond Detrez

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The dissolution process of Yugoslavia provides many examples of the various ways the right to self-determination is invoked as a legal and moral principle by national communities to legitimate ... More


Special Status for Tatarstan: Validity of Claims and Limits on Sovereignty

Alexei Zverev

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first section of this chapter places Tatarstan within the theoretical debate on secession. The second and third sections trace the historical evolution of Tatar national and cultural identity and ... More


Chechnya: A Just War Fought Unjustly?

Richard Sakwa

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The normative problem that faces us in Chechnya is addressed through an analysis of the Chechen Revolution in 1991, of the two wars in Chechnya and their consequences. The historical account of the ... More


War and Secession: A Moral Analysis of the Georgian–Abkhaz Conflic t

Bruno Coppieters

in Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199258710
eISBN:
9780191601880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258716.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Analyses the historical background of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict. Demonstrates that the parties in conflict invoked all individual jus ad bellum principles of ‘just cause’, ‘right intentions’, ... More


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