Keeping the Peace after Secession

@article{Tir2005KeepingTP,
  title={Keeping the Peace after Secession},
  author={Jaroslav Tir},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={713 - 741}
}
  • Jaroslav Tir
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Conflict Resolution
  • Secession is an attempt to resolve a domestically based territorial dispute by dividing a country's homeland territory into new, secessionist (e.g., Eritrea) and rump (e.g., Ethiopia) states. Yet, the secession may not have resolved the original dispute to the states' satisfaction. In the aftermath of a secession, the leader of the rump state is motivated to use force by the benefits of retaking (some of) the land lost to the secessionist state, while the secessionist state's leader is… CONTINUE READING
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