The Break-up of Yugoslavia and International Law

@inproceedings{Radan2001TheBO,
  title={The Break-up of Yugoslavia and International Law},
  author={Peter Radan},
  year={2001}
}
  • Peter Radan
  • Published 21 September 2001
  • Political Science
1. Introduction 2. Nationalism and Self-Determination 3. The 'Nation' as a 'People' 4. The Principle of Uti Possidetis in Latin America 5. The Principle of Uti Possidetis in Asia & Africa 6. The National Question and Internal Administrative Borders in Yugoslavia 1918-1991 7. The International Response to and Course of the Yugoslav Secessions 8. The Badinter Commission: Secession, Self-Determination and Uti Possidetis Conclusion 

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