277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -269) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
What is secession? Secessions and secessionist movements Peaceful secessions : Norway, Slovakia and Quebec Violent secessions : Biafra, Bangladesh, Chechnya Multiple secessions and state dissolution : the USSR and Yugoslavia Explanatory theories Normative theories Secession and the law Why new states?