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Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law, 8th Edition by Crawford, James R (27th September 2012) [OLD EDITION]

Part II Personality and Recognition, 5 Creation and Incidence of Statehood

From: Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (8th Edition)

James R Crawford

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Subject(s):
Statehood, legitimacy — Sovereignty — Secession — States, formation, continuity, extinction

The state is a type of legal person recognized by international law. Yet, since there are other types of legal persons so recognized, the possession of legal personality is not in itself a sufficient mark of statehood. This chapter discusses the legal criteria of statehood, some issues of statehood, secession and self-determination, and identity and continuity of states.

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