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Routledge Handbook of State Recognition

Edited by: Gëzim Visoka , John Doyle , Edward Newman

Print publication date:  September  2019
Online publication date:  September  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815354871
eBook ISBN: 9781351131759
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This new handbook provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary overview of the theoretical and empirical aspects of state recognition in international politics.

Although the recognition of states plays a central role in shaping global politics, it remains an under-researched and widely dispersed subject. Coherently and innovatively structured, the handbook brings together a group of international scholars who examine the most important theoretical and comparative perspectives on state recognition, including debates about pathways to secession and self-determination, the broad range of actors and strategies that shape the recognition of states and a significant number of contemporary case studies.

The handbook is organised into four key sections:

  • Theoretical and normative perspectives
  • Pathways to independent statehood
  • Actors, forms and the process of state recognition
  • Case studies of contemporary state recognition

This handbook will be of great interest to students of foreign policy, international relations, international law, comparative politics and area studies.

Chapter 19 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license www.routledge.com/9780815354871

Chapter 19 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Theories of state recognition Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The evolution of state recognition Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Recognition of states in international law Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Self-determination and the recognition of states Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The ethics of state recognition Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Power politics and state recognition Download PDF
Chapter  8:  International recognition and human rights treaties Download PDF
Chapter  9:  State recognition in a transitional international order Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Pathways to independence and recognition Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Dynamics of secession and state birth Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Referendums on independence and secession Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Recognition of unilateral secession Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Remedial secession Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Bilateral recognition of states Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Recognition of governments Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Statehood and collective recognition Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Collective non-recognition of states Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Engagement without recognition Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Parliamentary recognition Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Recognition of states by regional organisations Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The international court of justice and the recognition of states Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The counter-diplomacy of state recognition Download PDF
Chapter  24:  State fragility and international recognition Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The derecognition of states Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Contested states and their everyday quest for recognition Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Palestine Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Western Sahara Download PDF
Chapter  30:  South Sudan Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Kosovo Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Somaliland Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Abkhazia and South Ossetia Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Transdniestria and Northern Cyprus Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Brexit and the question of Irish unity Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Towards a critical agenda on state recognition Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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