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Self‐Determination in Practice

Daniel Philpott

in National Self-Determination and Secession

Published in print October 1998 | ISBN: 9780198293842
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599941 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198293844.003.0005
 Self‐Determination in Practice

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This chapter defends the moral right of national communities to self‐determination, but examines the problems involved in institutionalizing such a right, and the problem of perverse consequences in exercising the right.

Keywords: international law; national community; rights; self‐determination

Chapter.  10678 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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