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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
478 words

‘Sovereignty as a principle of international law must be sharply distinguished from other related uses of the term: sovereignty in

sovereignty, permanent, full

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
45 words

The term ‘permanent sovereignty’ is invariably used in the context of natural resources (see natural resources, permanent sovereignty over

Sovereignty

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
3,916 words

as Gummow and Kirby observed in Commonwealth v Mewett (1997), was described in 1833 by the great American

Sovereignty

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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,199 words

Sovereignty is a core concept for defining the nation state in domestic politics and international relations. Domestic sovereignty refers

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
481 words

the ultimate locus of power and fount of authority in society, is a vexed issue in Irish history. High kings

sovereignty of God

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
52 words

In the OT the omnipotence of God does not mean that he never changes his mind: he is not limited

sovereignty

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
71 words

Ultimate authority, held by a person or institution, against which there is no appeal. In early modern Europe, sovereignty came

sovereignty

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Saladin Meckled-Garcia

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
223 words
The right, by a governing power, held against other powers, to rule a designated territory, people, and their resources—a jurisdiction—and defend these from incursion. It requires, first, ... More
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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,250 words

Sovereignty is regularly asserted to be an indivisible monistic power that stands above other powers. With this capacity it is

sovereignty and the European Union

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
987 words

A claim of sovereignty asserts that there exists a supreme power within a particular political community. Such an assertion involves

Sovereignty

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Richard Falk

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,317 words

A concept central to modern political thought, sovereignty's importance is bound up with specifying the essential character of the territorial

sovereignty

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002
1 supreme power or authority. 2 the authority of a state to govern itself or another state: national sovereignty. 3... ... More
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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
418 words

Final and absolute authority within a political community—originally ascribed to the king, and now more generally to the state or

Sovereignty

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,290 words

A concept central to modern political thought, sovereignty's importance is bound up with specifying the essential character of the territorial

Sovereignty

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,884 words

The term “sovereignty” expresses the idea that there is a supreme power somewhere in the political community, as well as

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