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  1. added 2018-12-03
    The Right to Civil Disobedience and the Right to Secede.J. Angelo Corlett - 1992 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):19-28.
  2. added 2018-11-21
    A Precis to Contested Secessions. Rights, Self-Determination, Democracy and Kashmir.Neera Chandhoke - 2014 - Philosophy and Public Issues - Filosofia E Questioni Pubbliche 4 (1).
  3. added 2017-10-30
    Freedom From the State in Rio: The Classical Liberal Ideals of Frei Caneca, Leader of the 1824 Confederation of the Equator Movement in Northeastern Brazil.Plínio de Góes Jr - 2016 - Libertarian Papers 8:193-210.
    Latin American religious political thought includes colonial Spanish and Portuguese ideologies that preceded independence but have survived into the post-independence era, authoritarian ideologies supportive of military governments in the twentieth century, and progressive liberation theologies. In this article, I present a distinct tradition: a version of classical liberal thought. This tradition is skeptical of big government, opposed to caste systems, supportive of a high degree of federalism, uneasy with militarism, and supportive of democratic institutions while affirming religious social norms. This (...)
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    Entry on Territorial Rights.Amandine Catala - 2017 - Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    Survey of the literature, issues, and debates about territorial rights.
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    Comment on the Papers by JM Buchanan and by A. De Jasay and H. Kliemt.Friedrich Breyer - 1996 - Analyse & Kritik 18 (1):148-52.
    We distinguish between the paradigm of game theory in which individuals act directly and that of social choice in which an impartial observer acts on the basis of social preferences, which in turn are derived from individual preferences. Much of the critique of Sen brought forward by Buchanan and de Jasay and Kliemt rests on a confusion of these two paradigms.
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    Deleuzism: A Metacommentary. By Ian Buchanan.E. White - 2004 - The European Legacy 9 (2):274-276.
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    Reviewed by Ian Buchanan.Perry Anderson, Clint Burnham, Steven Helmling, Sean Homer, Adam Roberts & Christopher Wise - 2002 - Historical Materialism 10 (3):223-243.
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  8. added 2017-02-13
    10 France and Québec.Carole Biewener - 2006 - In Betsy Jane Clary, Wilfred Dolfsma & Deborah M. Figart (eds.), Ethics and the Market: Insights From Social Economics. Routledge. pp. 126.
  9. added 2017-01-29
    Edmund Ruffin, Southerner: A Study in Secession.Avery Craven - 1965 - Science and Society 29 (3):367-368.
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  10. added 2017-01-26
    An American Lens: Scenes From Alfred Stieglitz's New York Secession.Jay Bochner - 2005 - MIT Press.
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  11. added 2017-01-25
    Analysis of Secessions: Creating New States: Theory and Practice of Secession, Ashgate, 2007.Ivana Ješić - 2010 - Theoria: Beograd 53 (3):147-164.
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    Why Secession is Unlike Divorce.Hilliard Aronovitch - 2000 - Public Affairs Quarterly 14 (1):27-37.
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    Quebec Secession How Should the National Debt Be Divided Should Quebec Secede?Frederick Bolin - 1994 - Public Affairs Quarterly 8 (3):219-223.
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    Allen Buchanan, Secession : The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec, Boulder, Westview Press, 1991.Allen Buchanan, Secession : The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec, Boulder, Westview Press, 1991. [REVIEW]Daniel M. Weinstock - 1993 - Philosophiques 20 (1):228-231.
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    Globalization and Secession.Steven Lee - 2005 - Journal of Philosophical Research 30 (Supplement):251-261.
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    Value Individualism and the Popular-Choice Theory of Secession.Eric Cavallero - 2017 - Social Theory and Practice 43 (1):125-153.
    According to the popular-choice theory of secession, the inhabitants of any territory, as a group, should have an internationally recognized right to secede from a sovereign state if their majority chooses by referendum to do so, and if they are capable of sustaining legitimate state institutions. Prior efforts to defend this group right on individualistic grounds—such as the individual right to associate freely or to participate as an equal in democratic decision-making—have failed. As a result, some recent defenders of the (...)
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    A Theory of Secession.Christopher Heath Wellman - 2005 - Cambridge University Press.
    First published in 2005, A Theory of Secession: The Case for Political Self-Determination offers an unapologetic defense of the right to secede. Christopher Heath Wellman argues that any group has a moral right to secede as long as its political divorce will leave it and the remainder state in a position to perform the requisite political functions. He explains that there is nothing contradictory about valuing legitimate states, while permitting their division. Once political states are recognized as valuable because of (...)
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  18. added 2017-01-15
    Secession or Reform? The Case of Canada.P. Piccone - 1996 - Télos 1996 (106):15-63.
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    National Self-Determination and Secession.Margaret Moore (ed.) - 1998 - Oxford University Press.
    In recent years numerous multi-national states have disintegrated along national lines, and today many more continue to witness bitter secessionist struggles. This ambitious study brings together for the first time a series of original essays on the ethics of secession. A host of leading figures explore key issues in this important debate, including, what is `a people' and what gives them a right to secede? And is national self-determination consistent with liberal and democratic principles or is it a dangerous doctrine?
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  20. added 2016-12-08
    Theories of Secession.Allen Buchanan - 1997 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 26 (1):31-61.
    All theories of the right to secede either understand the right as a remedial right only or also recognize a primary right to secede. By a right in this context is meant a general, not a special, right (one generated through promising, contract, or some special relationship). Remedial Right Only Theories assert that a group has a general right to secede if and only if it has suffered certain injustices, for which secession is the appropriate remedy of last resort.1 Different (...)
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    A Defense of Secession and Political Self-Determination.Christopher H. Wellman - 1995 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 24 (2):142-171.
    Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use, available at http://www.jstor.org/about/terms.html. JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use provides, in part, that unless you have obtained prior permission, you may not download an entire issue of a journal or multiple copies of articles, and you may use content in the JSTOR archive only for your personal, non-commercial use.
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  22. added 2016-10-31
    La justification des droits juridictionnels.Daniel Kofman - 2012 - Philosophiques 39 (2):379-392.
    Daniel Kofman | : La littérature philosophique récente concernant les droits juridictionnels suppose qu’on puisse les justifier par une « théorie des droits territoriaux », sans faire appel à une théorie de l’autodétermination. Or les principes d’autodétermination des peuples devraient déterminer les principes des frontières juridictionnelles, et non le contraire. Les « droits territoriaux » sont essentiellement des droits de gouvernance, lesquels découlent eux-mêmes des principes d’autodétermination. Pour défendre ces thèses, je critique les arguments de Brilmayer, Simmons, et Stilz. | (...)
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    Secession, Law, and Rights: The Case of the Former Yugoslavia. [REVIEW]Daniel Kofman - 2000 - Human Rights Review 1 (2):9-26.
    A common theme from certain circles during the Yugoslav wars was that the seceding republics lacked a right to secede, but that if a right were accorded them by the EC or international community, it would have to be granted to the Serbian minorities in these republics, especially in Bosnia and Herzegovina, on pain of inconsistency. This microcosm argument is in fact unsound. On a reasonable conception of a right of self-determination and secession elaborated here, the Republic of Bosnia and (...)
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    Secession and Distributive Justice.Amandine Catala - 2017 - Philosophical Studies 174 (2):529-552.
    The philosophical debate on secession has hitherto revolved primarily around the question of self-determination rather than that of distributive justice. Normative theorists of secession have approached the question of secession mostly in terms of the right that the secessionist group has to secede. Much less attention has been paid to the extent and the nature of obligations or duties that the seceding group might have toward the group it is leaving behind. At best, secession theorists have introduced clauses to the (...)
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    Secession and Annexation: The Case of Crimea.Amandine Catala - 2015 - German Law Journal 16 (3):581-607.
    The recent crisis involving the territory of Crimea has been characterized both as a case of wrongful annexation and as one of rightful secession. Territory and competing territorial claims lie at the heart of the normative questions of secession and annexation. Any normative theory of secession or of annexation must therefore address their territorial aspect: It must explain why one agent rather than another has a valid claim to the disputed territory. One of the most interesting, yet controversial, normative accounts (...)
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    National Identity and the Right to Self-Government.Hsin-wen Lee - 2011 - Dissertation, University of Southern California
    Although national identity is valuable in a variety of ways, I argue that its value is not sufficient to justify a group’s right to govern itself, either in the form of an independent, sovereign state or an autonomous, sub-state government. My thesis is somewhat unusual—most philosophers who affirm the value of national identity also endorse the right of a national community to some form of self-government, and most philosophers who deny that a national community has the right to any form (...)
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    Secession of the Rich: A Qualified Defence.F. Dietrich - 2014 - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 13 (1):62-81.
    The secession of prosperous regions may negatively affect the redistributive scheme of an established state. As a consequence, the capacity of its welfare system to support the inhabitants of poorer regions may be significantly reduced. Some authors assert that affluent groups who opt for full political independence violate duties of solidarity. This objection to the secession of prosperous regions can be based on different views of distributive justice. Here, following a distinction that has been introduced by Allen Buchanan, ‘subject centred’ (...)
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    Changing Borders by Secession: Normative Assessment of Territorial Claims.Frank Dietrich - 2011 - In A. Pavković & P. Radan (eds.), The Ashgate Research Companion on Secession. Ashgate. pp. 81-95.
    In this chapter I will survey the philosophical discussion on the justification of territorial rights which has developed during the last two decades. By a territorial right I will understand a moral entitlement to exert jurisdictional power, i.e. to enact and to enforce laws, within a certain area. The theories of territorial rights which are currently debated in political philosophy can be broadly classified into four groups. In the following I will examine various forms of property theories, justice-based arguments, national (...)
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    Zur Legitimation territorialer Ansprüche.Frank Dietrich - 2006 - Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 54 (4):577-596.
    Der Aufsatz beschäftigt sich mit der Frage, auf welcher Grundlage sich territoriale Ansprüche, die von Staaten erhoben werden, rechtfertigen lassen. Zunächst werden vier Legitimationstheorien, die in der aktuellen Diskussion häufig vertreten werden, untersucht und aus verschiedenen Gründen zurückgewiesen. Als Basis der Rechtfertigung scheiden damit individuelle Eigentumsrechte, der Verlauf der Geschichte, die Gerechtigkeit der staatlichen Herrschaft sowie die Selbstbestimmung nationaler Gemeinschaften aus. Abschließend wird die Auffassung vertreten, die Legitimität der staatlichen Gebietshoheit gründe in dem – gegebenenfalls in einem Referendum zu klärenden (...)
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    Liberalismus, Nationalismus und das Recht auf Selbstbestimmung.Frank Dietrich - 2005 - Analyse & Kritik 27 (2):239-258.
    In recent years theorists, such as Yael Tamir and David Miller, have proposed a liberal form of nationalism thereby combining two seemingly incompatible traditions of thought. Perhaps the most controversial element of their theories is the claim that national communities should be accorded with a right to political self-determination. In the article it is explained, firstly, why membership in a nation is seen as important for the individual's well-being and, secondly, why statehood is deemed necessary for the thriving of the (...)
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    Ethnonationalism and Conflict Resolution.Naupess K. Kibiswa - 2015 - Globethics Publications.
    Based on evidence collected and analyzed about repetitive armed conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, Dr. Kibiswa establishes in this book that Bany2 armed group leaders, involved in insurgencies, fit into the two Van Evera’s criteria of ethnonationalist groups. Indeed, they display more loyalty to their ethnic group than to the DRC nation and are moved by their desire to achieve statehood. As such, this underlying motivation of their never-ending fights is hard for the DRC (...)
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    Self-Determination, Dissent, and the Problem of Population Transfers.Matthew Lister - 2016 - In Fernando R. Tesón (ed.), The Theory of Self-Determination. Cambridge University Press. pp. 145-165.
    Many of the major self-determination movements of the 20th and early 21st Centuries did not go smoothly, but resulted in forced or semi-forced transfers of groups of people from one country to another. Forced population transfers are not, of course, supported by major theorists of self-determination and secession. However, the problems that make population transfers extremely common in actual cases of self-determination and secession, are not squarely faced in many theories of self-determination. And, I shall argue, certain leading theories of (...)
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    Libralism and the Right to Secede.Rachel Brown - unknown - Eidos: The Canadian Graduate Journal of Philosophy 16.
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    Liberalism, Self-Determination, and Secession.Christopher Heath Wellman - 1994 - Dissertation, The University of Arizona
    This dissertation provides a systematic analysis of when an individual or group has a right to secede that is grounded in self-determination. Since the primary question in a secessionist conflict concerns the territory being contested, any analysis of the right to secede must provide an account of what grounds the existing state's claim to political jurisdiction over its territory. With this in mind, I examine consent and teleological justifications for the state and find both inadequate. ;The consent account posits that (...)
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    The Ethics and Politics of Nationalism and Secession.Eliot Zeu Fishman - 1999 - Dissertation, Yale University
    This work is a call to re-evaluate nationalism, mid more specifically its manifestation in movements seeking secession and statehood. Western thinking about secession on both the conceptual and policy levels has been distorted by a philosophical discomfort with ethnic nationalism. My project in this work is both to address that discomfort directly and to modify the anti-secession policies that it has produced. ;My central conclusion is that the West should support secession more frequently than it has in recent decades. Because (...)
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    Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce, From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec.Allen Buchanan - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (4):622-624.
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    The International Dimension of the Problem of Contested Secession.Allen Buchanan - 2014 - Philosophy and Public Issues - Filosofia E Questioni Pubbliche 4 (1).
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    Talking Secession.Neera Chandhoke - 2014 - Philosophy and Public Issues - Filosofia E Questioni Pubbliche 4 (1).
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    War and Secession: A Moral Analysis of the Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict.Bruno Coppieters - 2003 - In Bruno Coppieters & Richard Sakwa (eds.), Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective. Oxford University Press.
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    The Right to Self-Determination and Secession in Yugoslavia: A Hornets' Nest of Inconsistencies.Raymond Detrez - 2003 - In Bruno Coppieters & Richard Sakwa (eds.), Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective. Oxford University Press.
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    Secession.Margaret Moore - 2013 - In Hugh LaFollette (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.
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    Initial Citizenship and Rectificatory Secession.Jouni Reinikainen - 2012 - In Eva Erman & Ludvig Beckman (eds.), Territories of Citizenship. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 146.
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    Christopher Wellman, A Theory of Secession: The Case for Political Self-Determination Reviewed By.Patti Tamara Lenard - 2007 - Philosophy in Review 27 (3):232-234.
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    Conclusion: Just War Theory and the Ethics of Secession.B. Coppieters - 2003 - In Bruno Coppieters & Richard Sakwa (eds.), Contextualizing Secession: Normative Studies in Comparative Perspective. Oxford University Press. pp. 252--279.
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    Allen Buchanan, Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec Reviewed By.Frank Cunningham - 1992 - Philosophy in Review 12 (3):166-168.
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    Public Intellectuality: Academies of Exhibition and the New Disciplinary Secession.Patricia Mooney Nickel - 2009 - Theory and Event 12 (4).
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    The Constitutional Right of Secession in Political Theory and History.Andrei Kreptul - 2003 - Journal of Libertarian Studies 17 (4):39-100.
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    Secession Reconsidered.Robert McGee - 1994 - Journal of Libertarian Studies 11 (1):11.
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    Secession. The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec.Harry Beran - 1992 - Philosophical Books 33 (4):251-253.
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    Violence de masse et sécession comme réparation : le cas du Kosovo.Philippe Roseberry - 2012 - Philosophiques 39 (2):421.
    L’interprétation d’un acte de violence de masse est toujours délicate puisqu’elle confère un certain statut au groupe visé. Ce statut peut devenir un facteur important dans la décision de la communauté internationale de reconnaître ou non l’indépendance d’un groupe et de son territoire. Cet article examine le cas de la reconnaissance du Kosovo par la communauté internationale, en février 2008, et soutient que cette reconnaissance a été rendue possible par l’utilisation d’arguments basés sur le statut collectif de victime de nettoyage (...)
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