- Title Pages
- Preface: Why Write a Book about Secession? Why Read One?
- A Note on Reading This Book
Introduction:The Boxes We Live in, the Beliefs We Have
1The Failure of a Flourishing Idea: The Decadence of Self-Determination
2The Map of Our World: The Limits of the Classical System
3The Measure of Nations: Testing the Assumptions behind the Classical Rule
4A New Right to Secession
5People, Territory, Plebiscite: The Main Features—Objections and Answers
6Broader Implications: Features and Effects of the New Rule
7The Hardest Part: Creating a Right of Secession
Conclusion:The Value of Asking
Appendix:Scholarly Ferment On A Decadent Topic
- Works Cited and Consulted
- Boxing Pandora
Timothy William Waters
- Yale University Press
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