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

This post will examine whether unrecognised states really fit such a title, and why it is that unrecognised states remain unrecognised and thus outside of the international state system. This will involve a brief appraisal of the definition of statehood itself, as well as a review ...


Theoretical Framework

... method with which to make sense of small and unrecognised states’ actions. To conclude, for the purpose of this blog unrecognised states are assumed to exist within a neo-realist inspired international system, wherein their uncertain legal position ... ... Sciences Vol. 4 pp. 491-508 (1973) p. 492 7. Elman, Miriam Fendius ‘The Foreign Policies of Small States : Challenging Neorealism in its own Backyard’ British Journal of Political Science Vol. 25 No. 2 pp. 171-217 (April 1995) p. 172 8. Waltz,...


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