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Self-determination of peoples and plural-ethnic states in contemporary international law

Edward McWhinney

Self-determination of peoples and plural-ethnic states in contemporary international law

failed states, nation-building and the alternative, federal option

by Edward McWhinney

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations,
  • Self-determination, National,
  • State succession,
  • Nationalities, Principle of,
  • Ethnic relations -- Political aspects,
  • Federal government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward McWhinney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ1269 .M38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18016902M
    ISBN 109789004158351
    LC Control Number2007048920

    E. McWhinney, Self-Determination of Peoples and Plural-Ethnic States in Contemporary International Law, Leiden, Boston, Martinus Nijhoff, , particularly chapters In contrast with international law which embedded the right to self-determination of peoples as a cornerstone of positive contemporary international law, as the ECJ recognized in its 21 December decision, European Law in contrast did not put any explicit emphasis on the right of peoples to self-determination.

    The right of colonial peoples to external self-determination is well established in international law. More recently, it has been postulated that the right to self-determination can be exercised ‘internally’ as well.[iii] Internal self-determination allows a people broader . राष्ट्रों के आत्मनिर्णय (अंग्रेज़ी: self-determination) का अधिकार आधुनिक.

    Summary v Preface ix 1 Introduction 1 2 A History of the Self-Determination Concept 3 3 The Rise of Contemporary Self-Determination Movements 5 4 The Self-Determination Principle: Legal Definitions and Obligations 8 5 A Specific Case: The Crisis in Chechnya 11 6 U.S. Interests and Possible Policy Options 13 7 Conclusion 18 About the Author 19 About the Institute The Right to Self-Determination of Ethnic Groups international journal on minority and group rights 23 () and, potentially other sub-state groups It has yet to be conclusively deter-mined which groups qualify as “a people” in international law for the purpose of self-determination.


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Buy Access; Help; About; Contact Us; Cookies; Encyclopedias | Text editions. Self-determination of peoples and plural-ethnic states in contemporary international law: failed states, nation-building and the alternative, federal option / Edward McWhinney. KZ M38 Until recently, my research focused on the vocabulary of peoplehood in the context of state-formation at the intersection of three disciplines: constitutional theory, normative political theory, and international law.

As part of that project, I published on the metamorphosis of self-determination in the post-Cold War context; the concept of territorial rights in the context of [ ].

The book covers international instruments and some cases on self-determination with considerable detail, and draws conclusions on the legal status of different aspects of the right. Umozurike, U. Self-Determination in International Law. Hamden, CT: Archon, E-mail Citation» This is an effective account of the law of self-determination.

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The book surveys how indigenous peoples—having historically been viewed by international law and those that created the law alike as mere ‘ghosts in their own landscapes’—have recently emerged as international legal subjects and possessors of both sovereign (self-determination) and private (property) rights over territories.

The work analyses and presents the rights indigenous peoples. Download Self Determination Of Peoples And Plural Ethnic States In Contemporary International Law books, In analysing the contemporary International Law principles as to Self-determination of Peoples, Dr.

Edward McWhinney gives a special attention to the crisis of multinational states. A special concluding chapter draws on the empirical record. Which of the peoples currently claiming the right to self-determination have that right under international law.

At what point does this political ideal turn into an international legal standard. This first comprehensive legal account asks how far self-determination is reshaping international relations and assesses the extent of its impact on traditional international s: 2. The right to self-determination of peoples is recognized in many other international and regional instruments, including the Declaration of Principles of International Law Concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation Among States adopted b the UN General Assembly in2, the Helsinki Final Act adopted by the Conference on Security and Co.

The right of all peoples to self-determination is one of the core principles of international law and, by virtue of its erga omnes status, it is the responsibility of all states to ensure that this right is realised.

The obstruction or violation of this principle, particularly through the use of force, constitutes a very serious violation of international law. Indigenous Peoples, Self-determination and International Law. The International Journal of Human Rights: Vol.

5, No. 4, pp. Get this from a library. Self-determination of peoples and plural-ethnic states in contemporary international law: failed states, nation-building and the alternative, federal option. [Edward McWhinney]. This chapter is divided into three parts and is focused on detailing, evaluating, and discussing the entitlement to self-determination of three recognizable groups within international society, viz.

peoples, indigenous peoples, and minorities. The first part offers a hypothesis of the ‘right’ of self-determination in international law, emphasizing its purposes, principles, and the. African Journal of International and Comparative Law "Self-Determination of Peoples: A Legal Reappraisalby Antonio Cassese, the brilliant international lawyer who has recently served as president of the U.N.

Tribunal on War Crimes in the former Yugoslavia, is not a new book, but it's an extremely timely s: 1. One of the purposes of the United Nations is to engender respect for the principle of self-determination of peoples (Article 1(2) of the UN Charter). Consequently, in the aftermath of World War II, several former colonies (non self-governing territories) achieved self-determination through the establishment of sovereign and independent states.Erik Castrén Institute monographs on international law and human rights ; v.

8. Summary "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.