associated statehood

Related to associated statehood: Associated Statehood Act

associated statehood

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the semi-independent political status of various former British colonies in the Caribbean from 1967 until each became an independent state in the British Commonwealth, by which Britain retained responsibility for defence and some aspects of foreign affairs. The associated states were Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines
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Mawby meticulously documents the process that resulted in independence starting in 1962, elaborates on the British implementation of Associated Statehood in the Windward and Leeward Islands (Chapter 5), and documents the subtle ways British racism operated in the Anglophone Caribbean.
With regard to associated states (states that have outsourced some part of their functioning to other states), see generally Masahiro Igarashi, Associated Statehood in International law 68,169 (2002) (discussing the examples of the Cook Islands and Micronesia).
Under the Associated Statehood Act of 1967, Grenada was granted full autonomy over its internal affairs in March 1967.
In their article "Fifty Years of Commonwealth: The Contradictions of Free Associated Statehood in Puerto Rico," Jorge Duany and Emilio Pantojas-Garcia describe the present constitutional relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States, the social and economic transformations in Puerto Rico under the Commonwealth, the question of citizenship, and the problems associated with migration to the United States.
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