The Self Determination Of Peoples And The Sovereignty Of The United States

910 Words Jul 30th, 2015 4 Pages
What is the relationship between the self-determination of peoples and the sovereignty of states in contemporary international politics? 1 This report elucidates the link between sovereignty of states & self-determination of peoples therefore the focal point of this essay is to elaborate on the underlying concept of sovereignty as it incorporates the protection and the practice of various human rights as stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The main goal of this piece of research article is to demonstrate how the state(s) and the people too posses sovereignty in regards to the International Law, it further examines in what context does the quest for peoples and state sovereignty accrue, get international recognition, respect or either intervention and rejection. In the first part of the essay I shall give a concise definition of self-determination of the mass/people in addition to the sovereignty of states, it’s history, where it has been applicable and also the underlying paradigms and the relationship between the two. The second part of the report will then narrate the relationship between the theory of the sovereignty of nations and self-determination of peoples. The third part of the essay will survey a variety of concepts with the help of real life examples of the past chronological records and the current affairs of certain states/countries in order to help create a comprehensible input. Last but not the least the fourth part will focus on…

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