Includes bibliographical references (p. -178) and index.
|Statement||edited by David Carment, Frank Harvey, and John Stack.|
|Series||Praeger studies on ethnic and national identities in politics,|
|Contributions||Carment, David, 1959-, Stack, John F., Harvey, Frank P.|
|LC Classifications||F1053.2 .I55 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 187 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||187|
|LC Control Number||00042769|
The international politics of Quebec secession / David Carment, John F. Stack, Jr., and Frank Harvey --Institutional design and state breaking in North America / Hudson Meadwell --Canada and Quebec after Quebec secession: "realist" reflections on an international dilemma / Denis Stairs --Will Canada unravel? First collection of essays to address the importance of the Quebec Secession Reference as a turning point in Canadian law of secession. Brings together both Canadian and non-Canadian scholars for an international/comparative study of the Canadian influence on laws of secession. This book offers a comprehensive study of secession from an international law perspective, focusing on practice and applicable rules of international law. It includes theoretical analyses and a scrutiny of practice throughout the world by eighteen distinguished authors from Western and Eastern Europe, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, North and Latin America, and Asia. In the absence of oppression, citizens of a sub-unit who contemplate secession carefully weigh the benefits and costs of different outcomes. Here these costs are shown to be highly variable: they depend on the strategic behavior of each state and on whether cooperative relations would be re-established after secession. Using Quebec as a case, it is shown that Cited by:
The Law And Politics of Quebec Secession that their preferred outcome is supported by either domestic or international lawj This paper considers the various legal issues that would arise in the context of Quebec's secession from Canada, and attempts to situate these issues within the larger political context in which they would be resolved. Editor’s note: What follows is an excerpt from F.H. Buckley’s new book “American Secession: The Looming Threat of a National Breakup” which will release on Jan. 14 (Pre-order here on Amazon).Professor Buckley’s book examines secession movements in other countries as well as the secession movement that caused the Civil War to get an idea of what a modern secession . The Vermont Secession Book. Shelburne, VT: New England Press, p. The International Politics of Quebec Secession: State Making and State Breaking in North America. xi, p. Bibliography. Carpenter, Jesse T. The South As a Conscious Minority, –; a Study in Political Thought. This book offers a comprehensive study of secession from an international law perspective, focusing on practice and applicable rules of international law. It includes theoretical analyses and a.
Constitutional Theory and The Quebec Secession Reference Sujit Choudhry and Robert Howse 1. Introduction: The Quebec Secession Reference and the Poverty of Theory in Canadian Constitutional Discourse From the moment that it was handed down, the judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Quebec Secession Reference produced a torrent of File Size: KB. The Court added that Québec could hold a referendum of secession and, given a clear question and a clear majority in favour of secession, the rest of Canada, in such a case, would be constitutionally obliged to negotiate the terms by which Québec would accede to independence, and that such a secession must conform to important basic. This volume, incorporating the work of scholars from various parts of the globe, explains and discusses the most important current successional claims in Western Countries (e.g. Scotland, Catalonia and Québec), it describes the relationship between the claims for secession and federal systems. Secession is a detachment of a territory from an existing state with the aim of creating a new state on the detached territory. Secession is usually an outcome of the political mobilization of a population on the territory to be detached and, as a political phenomenon, is a subject of study in the social sciences. Its impact on inter-state relations is a subject of study in international.