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Presents a comprehensive treatment of statehood in the field of international law. While retaining an enormous wealth of historical material of continuing validity, this edition tackles problems and questions such as the international disposition of territory in Kosovo and East Timor, claims for secession in Chechnya and Quebec, and more. 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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James (Jim) Crawford (6 February 1908 – 11 November 1973) was an Australian playwright and commentator who wrote political plays, feature articles for newspapers and was very involved in many social and political groups.
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