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Inside the Politics of Self-Determination

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham


There are currently over one hundred stateless nations pressing for greater self-determination around the globe and, while most will never achieve independence, many will receive some accommodation over self-determination, many will engage in civil war over self-determination, and, in many cases, internecine violence will plague these groups. This book examines the dynamic internal politics of states and self-determination groups, which significantly affect information and credibility problems faced by these actors, as well as the incentives and opportunities for states to pursue partial accom ... More

Keywords: self-determination, stateless nations, civil war, bargaining, autonomy, internecine violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199364909
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364909.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham, author
University of Maryland