Age of Secession: The International and Domestic Determinants of State Birth. 2016 (Cambridge University Press)
"Does Violent Secessionism Work? Journal of Conflict Resolution, Forthcoming (with Louis Wasser).
“The Waltzian Ordering Principle and International Change: A Two-Dimensional Model.” European Journal of International Relations, 2018, Vol. 24(1): 130-152.
“Between Eurocentrism and Babel: A Framework for the Analysis of States, State Systems, and International Orders.” International Studies Quarterly, 2017, Vol. 61(2): 328-336 (with Charles Butcher). Featured in “Comparing International Systems in World History: Anarchy, Hierarchy, and Culture.” International Studies Quarterly Online Symposium, November 28, 2017.
“Admission to the Sovereignty Club: The Past, Present, and Future of the International Recognition Regime.” Territory, Politics, Governance, 2017, Vol. 5(2): 177-189. Also published in Territory Designs and International Politics: Inside-Out and Outside-In, edited by Boaz Atzili and Burak Kadercan. London: Routledge, 2017.
“States, Nations, and Territorial Stability: Why Chinese Hegemony Would Be Better for International Order.” Security Studies, 2016, Vol. 25(3): 519-545.
“Between Dissolution and Blood: How Administrative Lines and Categories Shape Secessionist Outcomes.” International Organization, 2015, Vol. 69(3): 731-751.
“Alternative International Systems? System Structure and Violent Conflict in 19th Century West Africa, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.” Review of International Studies, 2015, Vol. 41(4): 715-737 (with Charles Butcher).
“Between the Sword and the Wall: Spain’s Limited Options for Catalan Secessionism.” Nations and Nationalism, 2015, Vol. 21(1): 43-61 (with Pablo Guillen and Fernando Martinez).
“Secession and the Invisible Hand of the International System.” Review of International Studies, 2014, Vol. 40(3): 559-581.
“The Future of Self-Determination and Territorial Integrity in the Asian Century.” The Pacific Review, 2014, Vol. 27(3): 457-478.
“Membership Has Its Privileges: The Changing Benefits of Statehood.” International Studies Review, 2014, Vol. 16(1): 79-106 (with Tanisha Fazal).
“Introducing the International System(s) Dataset (ISD), 1816-2011.” International Interactions, 2013, Vol. 39(5): 748-768 (with Charles Butcher).
“Security Threats, Linguistic Homogeneity, and the Necessary Conditions for Political Unification.” Nations and Nationalism, 2010, Vol. 16(1): 169-188.
Chapters in Peer-Reviewed Edited Volumes:
“Kurdistan, the International Recognition Regime, and the Strategy of Secession.” In Alex Danilovich (ed), Federalism, Secession and the International Regime of Recognition: Iraqi Kurdistan at a Crossroads. London: Routledge, 2018.
“War and Variation in the Structure of Historical International Systems: A Theoretical Model.” In Martin Hall, Jens Bartelson, and Jan Teorell (eds), De-Centering State-Making: Historical and Geographical Perspectives. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2018 (with Charles Butcher).
“Admission to the Sovereignty Club: The Past, Present, and Future of the International Recognition Regime.” In Boaz Atzili and Burak Kadercan (eds), Territorial Designs and International Politics: Inside-Out and Outside-In. London: Routledge, 2017.
“Kurdistan´s Independence and the International System of Sovereign States.” In Alex Danilovich (ed), Iraqi Kurdistan in Middle Eastern Politics. London: Ashgate, 2016.
“Secession.” Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
“Globalization and Separatism: The Influence of Internal and External Interdependence on the Strategy of Separatism.” In Jerry Harris (ed), The Nation in the Global Era: Conflict and Transformation. Leiden: Brill, 2009 (with Ivan Savic)
“Between Eurocentrism and Babel: A Response to Our Critics.” International Studies Quarterly Online Symposium, November 28, 2017 (with Charles Butcher).
“Who Counts? Why do Governments Deny Secession in Some Cases But Not Others?” Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), December, 2017.
“Europe in the Time of State Proliferation.” Perspectives on Europe, 2015 Autumn 45:2.
“A State of One’s Own: The Rise of Secession Since World War II.” The Brown Journal of World Affairs, 2008, Vol. 15(1): 199-208 (with Tanisha Fazal).
“Power Politics and State Formation in the Twentieth Century: The Dynamics of Recognition,” by Bridget Coggins, H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews. January, 2015.
“Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict,” by Boaz Atzili, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Australian Army Journal, 2012, Vol. 9(3): 175-176.