Self-determination and National Minorities

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Law - 290 pages
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The concept of self-determination has played a very important role in the shaping of the international community in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This meticulously researched book explores the relationship between self-determination and minority rights in international law. It is highly detailed in its treatment of the subject, discussing very recent events, such as the atrocities in the former Yugoslavia, in a valuable historical context. As such, it will hold particular appeal for all those who are interested in international law and politics, as well as students of modern history wishing to be informed on this hotly debated issue.

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Thomas Musgrave is a lecturer in law at the University of Wollongong in Australia. He has practised as a barrister in Canada.

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