Sovereignty: two competing theories of state recognition

Posted: March 4, 2012 in geopolitics, law
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International law is dominated by two competing theories of state recognition, with the “declaratory” view currently in prominence but possibly just beginning its decline in favor of the “constitutive” view. However, if indeed the constitutive view is gaining ground, then its slow and partial re-emergence is forcing us to rethink the nature of the state in international law.

 

http://www.exploringgeopolitics.org/Publication_Worster_Willliam_Sovereignty_Constitutive_Declatory_Statehood_Recognition_Legal_View_International_Law_Court_Justice_Montevideo_Genocide_Convention.html

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