The Politics of Self-Determination : Beyond the Decolonisation Process.

Since the formation of the UN in 1945 the international community has witnessed a number of violent self-determination conflicts such as the disintegration of Yugoslavia, Chechnya, Kashmir, and South Sudan that have been a major cause of humanitarian crises and destruction. This book examines the sc...

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Main Author: Roepstorff, Kristina
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Series:Routledge advances in international relations and global politics.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; The Politics of Self-Determination; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The structure of the book; 1 Self-determination: historical origins, evolution and the contemporary context; Self-determination, decolonisation and the United Nations; The shortcomings of the current law of self-determination; Self-determination and the contemporary political context; Summary; 2 Conceptual foundations of self-determination; Conceptualising self-determination; Self-determination as a human right of groups; Diversity and inclusion; Summary
  • 3 Realising self-determinationSecession and independent statehood; Self-determination short of independent statehood; Self-determination and armed violence; Summary; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index