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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law [MPECCoL]


Prisca Feihle

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 January 2021

Comparative constitutional law — State territory — State sovereignty and states' rights

General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.
Managing Editor: Ana Harvey

1 Territoriality is a concept not explicitly set forth by, but rather underlying constitutional law. It takes a central place in shaping basic assumptions as to constitutional orders. Although processes of deterritorialization contest its continuous adequacy, the relevance of territoriality can be seen as rather evolving than diminishing. 2 The ‘spatial turn’ of the 1990s within different areas of social sciences and humanities brought space to the centre of attention. Spatiality became a perspective as important as time in the construction of knowledge (Warf...
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