This would be an invaluable addition to any public institution or private individual's International Law collection. It provides succinct but comprehensive authority of analysis in a somewhat neglected area of legal analysis.'
Newsletter UN21 Interest Group of the American Society of International Law, 2002. ‘
Caught in the uncertainties attached to the construct of “Associated Statehood”, the academic value of Igarashi’s comprehensive study lays in the detailed fashion in which he describes the emergence of associated states (case studies). […] His study certainly deserves credit for reinitiating the conceptual discussion concerning associated statehood under international law and allowing for practitioners as well as scholars to obtain a valuable overview of the development of the concept and the peculiarities of each case.’ Michael Schoiswohl,
Austrian Review of International and European Law, 2004.
Preface. List of Abbreviations. Table of Cases. Table of Treaties.
II. The Evolution of the Concept of the Associated State Under the United Nations Charter.
III. The Cook Islands.
IV. West Indies Associated States.
V. Subsequent Developments in Law and Practice.
VI. Micronesian Associated States.
VII. Procedural Elements of Associated States.
VIII. Substantial Elements of Associated States.
IX. Associated States and External Affairs.
X. Conclusions. Bibliography. Index.