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colonial administration and law

colonial administration and law  

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Sir William Blackstone and Lord Mansfield sought to reduce colonial governance and law in the eighteenth‐century British Empire to a formal pattern of order by distinguishing conquered and ceded ...
devolution

devolution  

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A legislated transfer of power from a central government to regional governments, upon terms dictated by the central government, including the delegated power to make legislation. The devolved power ...
McCulloch v. Maryland

McCulloch v. Maryland  

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The case of McCulloch v. Maryland played the leading role in defining the relationship between the national and state governments. In McCulloch, the United States Supreme Court, unanimously and for ...
national Liberation Movements

national Liberation Movements  

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Movements of liberation attempting to seize control of particular territory have, strictly, no inherent status in international law. However, they may be, and have been, accorded aspects of status. ...
self-determination

self-determination  

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(in international law) The right of a people living within a non‐self‐governing territory to choose for themselves the political and legal status of that territory. They may choose independence and ...
space/spatiality

space/spatiality  

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Spatiality is socially produced space. Scholars of spatiality reject the Kantian division between space and society. Spatiality is not simply an outcome of social forces but is itself constitutive of ...

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