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The Political Economy of Secession

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Secessionist movements present themselves to the global public as analogues of colonial liberation movements: long-established identities are denied rights of self-determination by quasi-imperial authorities. Self-determination is presented as the solution to the challenge of peaceful coexistence between distinct peoples. The global public not only accepts this message but reinforces it: both Hollywood and diasporas relay it back to populations in developing countries. In this paper, we will ...

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Publisher:
Lexington Books
Pages:
37 - 59
Host title:
Negotiating Self-Determination
Place of publication:
Lanham MD
Publication date:
2006-01-01
ISBN:
0739114336
Language:
English
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uuid:702908ce-0810-4810-ad1f-28c2cbe38921
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14454
Deposit date:
2011-08-15

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