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National, Regional, And Global Dimensions, 1st Edition

By Yonah Alexander, Robert A Friedlander


392 pages

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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

About the Authors

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.

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