Self-determination, revolution, and intervention

Journal Article (Journal Article)

What limitations on intervention in support of democratic revolutions does proper regard for the collective right of self-determination impose? Some have held that if intervention in support of democratic revolutions is justified, it must cease once the authoritarian regime has been deposed-that any effort by the intervener to use force to shape the new political order would violate the people’s right of self-determination. This essay argues that proper regard for self-determination is compatible with much more extensive interventions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Buchanan, A

Published Date

  • January 1, 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 126 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 447 - 453

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0014-1704

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/683639

Citation Source

  • Scopus