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International/Global Affairs: An Undergraduate Research Guide : Autonomous/Secession Movements


About Autonomous/Secession Movements

Around the world researchers and others have noted an increase in populist movements and attendant calls for autonomy and/or secession. While some movements are long-standing (e.g., the Basque in Spain and Quebecois in Canada), others are gaining traction and affecting the dynamic in and between nations (e.g., Catalan independence, "Brexit"). This research guide provides an introduction to the topic of movements for either autonomy or secession

Try searching these terms using the resources linked on this page: secession, secede, autonom*, separatis*, independence, or decoloniz* with a variety of nations, regions, or ethnic identities. For help brainstorming ideas, see Wikipedia's lists of active separatist movements.

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