Introduction Participating institutes Self-determination and secession / Rosalyn Higgins Order, stability and political reality / J. Holmes Armstead Self-determination and secession: the jurisprudence of international human rights tribunals / Dinah Shelton Ongoing global legal debate on self-determination and secession: main trends / Stanislav V. Chernichenko and Vladimir S. Kotliar A legal basis for secession: relevant principles and rules / John Dugard Secession and the ban on the use of force: some reflections / Nico Schrijver Territorial integrity and secession: the dialectics of international order / W. E. Butler Sovereignty and secession: then and now, here and there / Rein Müllerson Québec's right to secessionist self-determination: the colliding paths of Canada' s Clarity Act and Québec's Fundamental Rights Act / Daniel Turp Secession in North America: the United States and Puerto Rico / J. L. A. de Passalaqua Latin America: self-determination, minorities, indigenous people, stability of borders and problems of secession / Fernando Flores The role of recognition and non-recognition with respect to secession: notes on some relevant issues / Malcolm N. Shaw Conclusions and recommendations.
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