Sub-State Governance through Territorial Autonomy A Comparative Study in Constitutional Law of Powers, Procedures and Institutions

This study focuses on territorial autonomy, which is often used in different conflict-resolution and minority situations. Four typical elements are identified on the basis of the historical example of the Memel Territory and the so-called Memel case of the PCIJ; distribution of powers, participation...

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Main Author: Suksi, Markku
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Autonomy of Memel
  • The Relationship between Federalism and Autonomy
  • Conflict Resolution in a Self-Determination Context as a General Frame for Sub-State Arrangements
  • The Distribution of Powers
  • Participation in Decision-Making
  • The Executive Power
  • International Relations
  • Concluding Remarks