Territorial Disputes and State Sovereignty
International Law and Politics
Book presentation: “Territorial Disputes and State Sovereignty: International Law and Politics” (Taylor and Francis, Routledge, 2020) By Jorge E. Núñez
Presentation via ZOOM for the Department of Law, Stockholm University, the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice and the Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University.
Tuesday 15th September 2020.
Two part video: Part 1 (Presentation); Part 2 (Conclusive remarks)
Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, this book opens new ground for research on territorial disputes.
Many sovereignty conflicts remain unresolved around the world. Current solutions in law, political science and international relations generally prove problematic to at least one of the agents part of these differences.
Arguing that disputes are complex, multi-layered and multi-faceted, this book brings together a global, inter-disciplinary view of territorial disputes. The book reviews the key conceptual elements central to legal and political sciences with regards to territorial disputes: state, sovereignty and self-determination.
Looking at some of the current long-standing disputes worldwide, it compares and contrasts the many issues at stake and the potential remedies currently available in order to assess why some territorial disputes remain unresolved.
Finally, it offers a set of guidelines for dispute settlement and conflict resolution that current remedies fail to provide.
Available in hardcopy and online:
Tuesday 15th September 2020
Dr Jorge Emilio Núñez