Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law
Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden | Boston, 2002
Edward McWhinney, Professor emeritus of Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, retraces the historical origins of peoples' self-determination by taking as its starting point the national self-determination that can be traced back to the French revolution. The question of the self-determination of peoples is often resolved within the framework of the nation-state. But what if the State is a plural-ethnic State?
Professor McWhinney first examines peoples' s…