Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
xiv, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Self-determination and secession in international law : perspectives and trends with particular focus on the commonwealth of independent states / Christian Walter and Antje von Ungern-Sternberg The Kosovo Advisory Opinion: What it says and what it does not say / Christian Walter International law and self-determination: peoples, indigenous peoples, and minorities / Joshua Castellino The role of recognition and non-recognition with regard to secession / Stefan Oeter Secession and the use of force / Antonello Tancredi The principle of uti possidetis juris: How relevant is it for issues of secession? / Anne Peters Secession in the CIS: Causes, consequences, and emerging principles / Thomas Burri Transnistria / Bill Bowring South Ossetia / Christopher Waters Abkhazia / Farhad Mirzayev Nagorno-Karabakh / Heiko Krüger Kosovo / James Summers Western Sahara / Sven Simon Eritrea / Gregory Fox Postcript: Self-determination, secession and the Crimean Crisis 2014 / Christian Walter.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.