Bibliography, etc. Note
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The national and international faces of federalism Self-determination of peoples as United Nations principle : historical roots and contemporary international law/municipal (constitutional) law antinomies Emergence of states in classical international law The United Nations Charter and admission of states, and also their exclusion The United Nations Charter principle of territorial integrity of states : the Uti Possidetis Doctrine as element in state succession Federalism and constitutional pluralism as self-determination options for plural-ethnic States : the different faces of federalism in comparative constitutional law Law and politics and the dialectical unfolding of the self-determination principle Excursus - failed states : the trial-and-error of contemporary exercises in constitution-making and nation-building.