Statehood and recognition The criteria for statehood : statehood as effectiveness International law conditions for the creation of states Issues of statehood before United Nations organs The criteria for statehood applied : some special cases Original acquisition and problems of statehood Dependent states and other dependent entities Devolution Secession Divided states and reunification Unions and federations of states International dispositive powers Mandates and trust territories Non-self-governing territories : the law and practice of decolonization The commencement of states Problems of identity, continuity and reversion The extinction of states.
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