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The Validity of the Term "State" in a De Facto Context

... of international territorial integrity. An issue also exists with regard to the often violent nature of secession, epitomised by the United Nations’ principle of ‘non-use of force’, whereby: All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations.[viii] In this instance unrecognised states ...


Theoretical Framework

... domestic politics. Should you have any queries regarding the topic of this post please do submit a comment below; all such queries will be addressed as soon as possible. 1. Neumann, Iver B & Gstol, Sieglinde ‘Lilliputians in Gullivers World? Small States in International Relations’ Centre for Small State Studies Publication Series. University of Iceland, Working Paper 1. (2004) pp. 2-3 2. Maas, Matthias ‘The Elusive Definition of the Small State’ International Politics Vol. 46 No. 1 pp....


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