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State Failure, Sovereignty and Effectiveness : Legal Lessons from the Decolonization of SubSaharan Africa.

Author: Gerard Kreijen
Publisher: Leiden : Brill Academic Publishers, 2004.
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Kreijen, Gerard.
State Failure, Sovereignty and Effectiveness : Legal Lessons from the Decolonization of SubSaharan Africa.
Leiden : Brill Academic Publishers, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Kreijen
ISBN: 9789004139657 9004139656
OCLC Number: 923611174
Notes: ""2. How Weak States Fail""
Description: 1 online resource (405 pages)
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""1 INTRODUCTION""; ""2 ON THE STATE AND STATE FAILURE""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. The State in International law""; ""2.1. Introduction""; ""2.2. The State within the International Legal Order""; ""2.3. Statehood and Legal Personality""; ""2.4. Recognition""; ""2.5. The Criteria for Statehood""; ""2.6. The Principle of Effectiveness: Some Preliminary Comments""; ""2.7. Sovereignty""; ""2.8. Application of the Criteria for Statehood: Questions of Continuity and Extinction""; ""3. The Sociological and the Normative Conception of the State""; ""3.1. Introduction"" ""3.2. The Unity between Reality and Ideas""""3.3. The Sociological Conception of the State""; ""3.4. The Normative Conception of the State""; ""3.5. The Empirical and the Juridical in Statehood""; ""3.6. Legal-Formalism""; ""3.7. Kelsen's Legal-Formalism""; ""3.8. State Failure as a Test for the Authenticity of Values""; ""4. State Failure""; ""4.1. Introduction""; ""4.2. Somalia""; ""4.3. The Democratic Republic of the Congo""; ""4.4. Liberia""; ""4.5. Sierra Leone""; ""4.6. On the Main Features of State Failure""; ""4.7. The Essence of State Failure""; ""4.8. Adding Some Perspective"" ""3 AFRICAN INDEPENDENCE AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF SOVEREIGNTY""""1. Introduction""; ""2. Positive and Negative Sovereignty""; ""3. The Decline of Colonialism and the Expansion of International Society""; ""3.1. Colonialism as a Feature of the pre-Second World War Order""; ""3.2. The Outlawing of Colonialism""; ""3.3. Colonialism Abolished""; ""3.4. Precipitate Decolonization""; ""4. The New Game of Negative Sovereignty""; ""4.1. The Re-coining of Statehood""; ""4.2. Juridical Statehood""; ""4.3. Some Particularities of the New Game"" ""5. Juridical Statehood outside the Colonial Context: Why Africa is not 'Just Different'""""6. Final Observations""; ""4 THE ABANDONMENT OF EFFECTIVENESS""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. The Swing of the Pendulum""; ""3. Dissolving the Unity between Reality and Ideas""; ""3.1. Introduction""; ""3.2. Effectiveness in International Law: General Discussion""; ""4. Effectiveness and the Unity between Reality and Ideas""; ""4.1. The Inevitable Relationship between the 'Is' and the 'Ought'"" ""4.2. The Relationship between the 'Is' and the 'Ought' as an Expression of the Unity between Reality and Ideas""""4.3. Effectiveness: The Unifying Factor""; ""4.4. Unexpected Support: Kelsen's Normative Theory""; ""5. Statehood, State Failure, and the Abandonment of Effectiveness""; ""5.1. Introduction""; ""5.2. Level One: The State as an Expression of Positive International Law""; ""5.3. Level Two: The State as the Enforcer of International Law""; ""5.4. Linking Levels One and Two""; ""5 SOME ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF INHERENT WEAKNESS""; ""1. Introduction""

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