By Anne-Marie Gardner
This publication investigates even if overseas criteria of excellent governance are utilized to sub-state actors in addition to to states. by way of studying the foreign reaction to self-determination claims, this venture demonstrates that the overseas group does certainly carry sub-state teams liable to such standards. Claimant teams that experience internalized human rights and democratic norms usually tend to obtain foreign aid within the type of empowerment (promoting a few type of self-governance). to demonstrate the causal forces at paintings, the publication offers 3 qualitative case studies--Kosovo, Nagorno-Karabakh, and the Western Sahara--to reveal that predictable adjustments within the foreign reaction happen as foreign notion of every claimant group’s democratic list varies over time.
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Indd 24 11/25/2010 2:23:21 PM SELF-DETERMINATION 25 view that the international community supports only independently viable entities when they reach power on par with states. States not only attempt to shape the domestic regime type of other states, but also appear to respond to nonmaterial as well as material factors. 1, upper right corner). 6 The range of policy options available can be narrowed by weeding out those actions that are contrary to agreed norms or by selecting those that advance accepted standards.
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They may use the norms instrumentally, claiming to be victims of oppression or discrimination in order to gain international attention. International support for their claims would improve their relative power position vis-à-vis the central government, placing them on more equal footing for negotiations or providing protection against repression and violence—thus lowering important barriers to their cause. If this type of information manipulation is in evidence, it suggests that the parties to the conflict believe these factors to be relevant to international decision making and are structuring their appeals to fit to a particular normative framework for discourse and action.
Democratic Governance and Non-State Actors by Anne-Marie Gardner