Download PDF by Margaret Moore: A Political Theory of Territory (Oxford Political

By Margaret Moore

ISBN-10: 0190222247

ISBN-13: 9780190222246

Our global is at present divided into territorial states that withstand all makes an attempt to alter their borders. yet what entitles a nation, or the folk it represents, to imagine monopoly regulate over a selected piece of the Earth's floor? Why are they allowed to avoid others from coming into? What if or extra states, or or extra teams of individuals, declare a similar piece of land?

Political philosophy, which has had very much to claim concerning the dating among kingdom and citizen, has principally neglected those questions about territory. This ebook presents solutions. It justifies the belief of territory itself by way of the ethical price of political self-determination; it additionally justifies, inside of limits, these components that we generally go together with territorial rights: rights of jurisdiction, rights over assets, correct to regulate borders etc. The booklet bargains normative assistance over a few vital concerns dealing with us this day, all of which contain territory and territorial rights, yet that are at the moment handled via advert hoc reasoning: disputes over assets; disputes over barriers, oceans, unoccupied islands, and the frozen Arctic; disputes rooted in ancient injustices with reference to land; secessionist conflicts; and irredentist conflicts. In a global within which there's endured strain on borders and regulate over assets, from potential migrants and from the determined negative, and no coherent conception of territory to imagine via those difficulties, this publication bargains an unique, systematic, and complicated conception of why territory issues, who has rights over territory, and the scope and boundaries of those rights.

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