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Author Bühler, Konrad G
Title State succession and membership in international organizations : legal theories versus political pragmatism / Konrad G. Bühler
Imprint The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, 2001
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  341.26 B867 2001    AVAILABLE    30500101040049
Descript xxii, 351 pages ; 25 cm
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Series Legal aspects of international organization ; v. 38
Legal aspects of international organization ; 38
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-337) and index
I. Introduction -- II. Preliminary Observations. 1. State Succession, Identity and Continuity. 2. Membership and Succession -- III. Practice Concerning Membership Between 1945 and 1990. 1. The Philippines -- Independence in 1946. 2. India and Pakistan -- Independence of "British India" in 1947. 3. Syria and Egypt -- the United Arab Republic (UAR) 1958-1961. 4. Mali and Senegal -- the Dissolution of the Federation of Mali in 1960. 5. Tanganyika and Zanzibar -- the Formation of the United Republic of Tanzania in 1964. 6. The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV, North Vietnam) and the Republic of South Vietnam (RSV) -- the Unification of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) in 1976. 7. Critical Analysis and Preliminary Conclusions -- IV. Practice Concerning Membership After 1990. 1. The Yemen Arab Republic (Northern Yemen) and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (Southern Yemen) -- the Unification of the Republic of Yemen in 1990. 2. The Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR) -- the Unification of Germany in 1990. 3. The Soviet Union (USSR) and the Russian Federation (RF): Identity/Continuity or State Succession? 4. Ukraine and Belarus after the Dissolution of the Soviet Union (USSR) in 1991. 5. The Baltic States and the Other Former Soviet Republics. 6. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY): Identity/Continuity or State Succession? 7. The Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic -- the Dismemberment of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (CSFR) on December 31, 1992 -- V. Final Conclusions. 1. Basic Principles of State Succession and Membership in International Organizations. 2. Theoretical Conclusions on State Succession and Membership in International Organizations. 3. Future Outlook: Legal Theories versus Political Pragmatism -- A Need for New Approaches and Paradigms?
This volume contains a comprehensive survey of practice relating to cases of State succession and membership in international organizations between 1945 and 2000. The practice examined by the author includes most controversial and topical cases
Subject State succession
International agencies -- Membership
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