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Parliamentary representation of overseas territories in the metropolis: A comparative analysis (2022)
Journal Article
Clegg, P., Harder, M. S., Nauclér, E., & Cox Alomar, R. (2022). Parliamentary representation of overseas territories in the metropolis: A comparative analysis. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 60(3), 229–253. https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2022.2065623

The consequences of ‘Brexit’ are many, and one that is little discussed is the reigniting of the debate as to whether Britain’s Overseas Territories (BOTs) should have direct representation within the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament; presently th... Read More about Parliamentary representation of overseas territories in the metropolis: A comparative analysis.

Guest editorial introduction: Overseas territories & crown dependencies: What future in ‘Global Britain’? (2022)
Journal Article
Benwell, M. C., Clegg, P., Harmer, N., & Pinkerton, A. (2022). Guest editorial introduction: Overseas territories & crown dependencies: What future in ‘Global Britain’?. Small States & Territories, 5(1), 3-12

Brexit has caused a big shift in the geo-political outlook of the United Kingdom (UK). An early statement of intent is the 'Global Britain' agenda. Within this context the UK's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies are often overlooked. However... Read More about Guest editorial introduction: Overseas territories & crown dependencies: What future in ‘Global Britain’?.

Reflections on the status of the Free Territory of Trieste (2022)
Journal Article
Coloni, M., & Clegg, P. (2022). Reflections on the status of the Free Territory of Trieste. Small States & Territories, 5(1), 179-194

The Free Territory of Trieste was established in 1947 through United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 16 and a Treaty of Peace with Italy and the victorious powers. However, over 70-years on, the final arrangements agreed at the time have n... Read More about Reflections on the status of the Free Territory of Trieste.

Political and constitutional issues for the contemporary Falkland Islands (2022)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2022). Political and constitutional issues for the contemporary Falkland Islands. Round Table, 111(1), 69-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2022.2036028

Understandably much of the academic literature on the Falkland Islands relates to its relationship with Argentina and the allied territorial dispute, but that can ignore broader and equally important aspects of the Falklands’ political and constituti... Read More about Political and constitutional issues for the contemporary Falkland Islands.

COVID-19 and the British Overseas Territories: A comparative view (2021)
Journal Article
Benwell, M. C., Clegg, P., & Pinkerton, A. (2021). COVID-19 and the British Overseas Territories: A comparative view. Round Table, 110(1), 159-170. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2021.1875722

The British Overseas Territories are part of the ‘Commonwealth family’, and have characteristics such as isolation, economic vulnerability, and small populations, which have influenced how the territories have tackled COVID-19. Their direct relations... Read More about COVID-19 and the British Overseas Territories: A comparative view.

Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research (2020)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Pawson, C., & Clegg, P. (2020). Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research. Round Table, 109(6), 720-729. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1849500

The purpose of much island research is to advocate for island communities, to encourage island scholarship by islanders themselves, and where that is not possible, to promote the voices of islanders ‘on their own terms’ (Baldacchino, 2008). However,... Read More about Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research.

Tourism in the Caribbean and the Blue Economy: Can the two be aligned? (2020)
Book Chapter
Clegg, P., Cumberbatch, J., & Degia, K. (2020). Tourism in the Caribbean and the Blue Economy: Can the two be aligned?. In The Caribbean Blue Economy (131-142). Routledge

The tourism industry is a vital component for Caribbean economies. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounted for over 15% of the Caribbean economy in 2018, equating to US$62.1 billion. This means tourism is more... Read More about Tourism in the Caribbean and the Blue Economy: Can the two be aligned?.

The Caribbean Blue Economy (2020)
Book
Clegg, P., Mahon, R., McConney, P., & Oxenford, H. A. (2020). The Caribbean Blue Economy. Routledge

Constitutional dissonance and the rule of law in the Turks and Caicos Islands (2020)
Book Chapter
Clegg, P., & O'Brien, D. (2020). Constitutional dissonance and the rule of law in the Turks and Caicos Islands. In R. Albert, D. O'Brien, & S. Wheatle (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Constitutions (582-605). Oxford University Press

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is one of 14 Overseas Territories (OTs) still overseen by the United Kingdom (UK) (as described by Susan Dickson in Chapter xx). The TCI, as well as the other OTs, is a remnant of the British Empire. The territory,... Read More about Constitutional dissonance and the rule of law in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Pitcairn: Year in Review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019) (2020)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2020). Pitcairn: Year in Review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019). Contemporary Pacific, 32(1), 256-262

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make up a single territory, the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean. Much of the period under review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019) followe... Read More about Pitcairn: Year in Review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019).

Establishing a pragmatic path to greater autonomy and decolonization (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Clegg, P. (2019, May). Establishing a pragmatic path to greater autonomy and decolonization. Paper presented at United Nations Regional Seminar Caribbean 2019, St George's, Grenada, Caribbean

The British Overseas Territories, especially those in the Caribbean, are experiencing a period of significant uncertainty. There is the still unresolved issue of ‘Brexit’, and the likely impact on the territories in regard to trade, aid, and politica... Read More about Establishing a pragmatic path to greater autonomy and decolonization.

Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 (2019)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2019). Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. Contemporary Pacific, 31(1), 219-224. https://doi.org/10.1353/cp.2019.0016

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make up a single territory, the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory (UKOTs) in the Pacific Ocean. But much of the period under review (1 July 2017–30 June 2... Read More about Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

The Blue Economy in the Caribbean (2019)
Book Chapter
Clegg, P., McConney, P., Mahon, R., & Oxenford, H. (2019). The Blue Economy in the Caribbean. In Europa Regional Surveys of the World - South America, Central America and the Caribbean. (27th). Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

The United Kingdom and its overseas territories: No longer a ‘benevolent patron’? (2018)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2018). The United Kingdom and its overseas territories: No longer a ‘benevolent patron’?. Small States & Territories, 1(2), 149-168

Over recent decades, the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and its Overseas Territories (OTs) has been a generally strong one, with political and economic safeguards in place, bolstered by increasing levels of support from the European Uni... Read More about The United Kingdom and its overseas territories: No longer a ‘benevolent patron’?.

Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for small countries and territories (2018)
Journal Article
Bishop, M., & Clegg, P. (2018). Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for small countries and territories. Round Table, 107(3), 329-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2018.1476093

This article is based on a round table discussion that was held at the Centre for Small States, Queen Mary University, London, on 18 September 2017. The article uses the presentations from the event, together with answers to questions that were posed... Read More about Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for small countries and territories.

Euro-Caribbean Societies in the 21st Century: Offshore finance, local élites and contentious politics (2018)
Book
Chauvin, S., Clegg, P., & Cousin, B. (2018). Euro-Caribbean Societies in the 21st Century: Offshore finance, local élites and contentious politics. Routledge

This edited collection examines the realities of the last remnants of the European colonial empires in the Caribbean, namely the British, Dutch and French overseas territories. Although known and perhaps infamous for their role as high-end touris... Read More about Euro-Caribbean Societies in the 21st Century: Offshore finance, local élites and contentious politics.

Pitcairn (2018)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2018). Pitcairn. Contemporary Pacific, 30(1), 191-195. https://doi.org/10.1353/cp.2018.0013

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make-up a single territory; the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory (UKOT) in the Pacific Ocean. Pitcairn, the only inhabited island of the group, had a tota... Read More about Pitcairn.