Recognizing Kosovo’s independence: Remedial secession or earned sovereignty?

Grace Bolton and Gëzim Visoka (2010), ‘Recognizing Kosovo’s independence: Remedial secession or earned sovereignty?’, SEESOX Occasional Paper, No. 11/10, SESSOX, University of Oxford.  This paper examines the main justifications for recognising Kosovo’s independence: ‘remedial secession’ and ‘earned sovereignty’. Our paper begins by examining the applicability of the doctrine of remedial secession to Kosovo, the justifications for which […]

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