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Walvis Bay

Author : Lynn Berat
ISBN : 0300045492
Genre : Law
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Peoples And International Law

Author : James Summers
ISBN : 9789004154919
Genre : Law
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Peoples and International Law is the most comprehensive current account of the right of self-determination in international law. The book examines the law of self-determination as the product of the interaction between nationalism and international law. This broad and interdisciplinary work charts this interaction through different aspects of the legal process – in international instruments, judicial decisions, legal obligations and historical context – critically and in extensive detail. The book is essential reading for those with an interest both in peoples’ rights in international law and the study of nationalism.

Journal Of Third World Studies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105016154564
Genre : Developing countries
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Consists of abstracts of selected papers from various conferences dealing with the third world and its problems.

Revolutions In Sovereignty

Author : Daniel Philpott
ISBN : 1400824230
Genre : Political Science
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How did the world come to be organized into sovereign states? Daniel Philpott argues that two historical revolutions in ideas are responsible. First, the Protestant Reformation ended medieval Christendom and brought a system of sovereign states in Europe, culminating at the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. Second, ideas of equality and colonial nationalism brought a sweeping end to colonial empires around 1960, spreading the sovereign states system to the rest of the globe. In both cases, revolutions in ideas about legitimate political authority profoundly altered the "constitution" that establishes basic authority in the international system. Ideas exercised influence first by shaping popular identities, then by exercising social power upon the elites who could bring about new international constitutions. Swaths of early modern Europeans, for instance, arrived at Protestant beliefs, then fought against the temporal powers of the Church on behalf of the sovereignty of secular princes, who could overthrow the formidable remains of a unified medieval Christendom. In the second revolution, colonial nationalists, domestic opponents of empire, and rival superpowers pressured European cabinets to relinquish their colonies in the name of equality and nationalism, resulting in a global system of sovereign states. Bringing new theoretical and historical depth to the study of international relations, Philpott demonstrates that while shifts in military, economic, and other forms of material power cannot be overlooked, only ideas can explain how the world came to be organized into a system of sovereign states.

Selected Acquisitions

Author : Robert Crown Law Library
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063034974
Genre : Law
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Self Determination In Disputed Colonial Territories

Author : Jamie Trinidad
ISBN : 9781108307789
Genre : Law
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Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories addresses the relationship between self-determination and territorial integrity in some of the most difficult decolonization cases in international law. It investigates historical cases, such as Hong Kong and the French and Portuguese territories in India, as well as cases that remain very much alive today, such as the Western Sahara, Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands and the Chagos Islands. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of colonial territories that are, or have been, the subject of adverse third-party claims, invariably by their neighbouring states. Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories takes a contextual, historical approach to mapping the existing law and will be of interest to international lawyers, as well as scholars of international relations and students of the history of decolonization.

Current Publications In Legal And Related Fields

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ISBN : IND:30000022443331
Genre : Law
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Program Of The Annual Meeting

Author : American Historical Association
ISBN : UOM:39015074916266
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Joint Acquisitions List Of Africana

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ISBN : UOM:39015065230602
Genre : Africa
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Joint Acquisitions List Of Africana

Author : Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies
ISBN : UCSC:32106020069636
Genre : Africa
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