As part of a national and international revolutionary strategy, terrorism has introduced into the struggle for power within and among nations a new mode of violence in terms of technology, victimization, threat, and response. It has also affected our present concepts and perceptions of self-determination. One of the principal questions addressed in
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- The Concept of Self-Determination -- Self-Determination: A Definitional Focus -- North and South America -- Self-Determination: Canadian Perspectives -- Self-Determination: United States Perspectives -- Self-Determination: The Latin American Perspective -- Europe and the Soviet Union -- Self-Determination: Western European Perspectives -- Self-Determination: British Perspectives -- Self-Determination in Soviet Politics -- Asia and Africa -- Self-Determination Outside the Colonial Context: The Birth of Bangladesh in Retrospect -- Self-Determination: The African Perspective -- The Middle East -- Self-Determination and the Middle East Conflict -- The Jewish Struggle for Self-Determination: The Birth of Israel -- International Law and the United Nations -- Self-Determination: A Legal-Political Inquiry -- Self-Determination: A United Nations Perspective -- Self-Determination: Future Prospects -- Self-Determination and World Order
Yonah Alexander is professor of international studies and director of the Institute for Studies in International Terrorism at the State University of New York and a research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University. Robert A. Friedlander is professor of law at the Ohio Northern University College of Law.