Search: Geopolitics,Neorealism,Partially Recognised States (2 materials)

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

... only develop into a state with the agreement of other states.”[vi] Nevertheless constitutive theorists decline to specify how many states need recognise an entity in order for its incipient statehood to become valid; this leaves the status of partially recognised states ambiguous.[vii] This ambiguity is part of a recent trend concerning the contemporary inconsistency in the application of international law, especially in the fields of the application of military force and state recognition....

28.09.2013

Theoretical Framework

... These figures have been chosen as they encompass all of the existing unrecognised and partially recognised states (with the exception of Taiwan) but excludes relatively powerful... ... political struggles. 7 This assumption, intertwined as it is with the discipline of geopolitics and rational thought theory, essentially reduces the foreign policy of small... ... 7. Elman, Miriam Fendius ‘The Foreign Policies of Small States : Challenging Neorealism in its own Backyard’ British Journal of Political Science Vol. 25 No...

04.09.2013

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