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Title: Human Rights, Autonomy and National Sovereingty
Author(s): DUSCHE, Michael
Journal: Ethical Perspectives
Volume: 7 Issue: 1 Date: April 2000
This paper examines the legal and ethical problems involved in reconciling two separate rights, each of which plays a fundamental role in the current philosophical debate surrounding international relations and international law: the right to national sovereignty to which many states lay claim, on the one hand, and the right to selfdetermination, on the other.