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‘Orphans of Secession’: National Pluralism in Secessionist Regions and Post‐Secession States

John McGarry

in National Self-Determination and Secession

Published in print October 1998 | ISBN: 9780198293842
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599941 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198293844.003.0010
 ‘Orphans of Secession’: National Pluralism in Secessionist Regions and Post‐Secession States

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This chapter focuses on the problem of national pluralism and the implications for secessionist politics and governing post‐secession states. It outlines institutional arrangements within and between states for recognizing national communities when there is likely to be disaffected national minority groups created by the act of secession.

Keywords: ethics; minorities; national accommodation; national pluralism; national recognition; politics; secession; states

Chapter.  8661 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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