unlimited sovereignty

See: home rule
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Burke is less against democracy than he is opposed to any political order that valorizes the unlimited sovereignty of the one, the few, or the many.
Lucia's postwar politics manifested a missed opportunity at decolonization of the "radical" variety that is a condition for the exercise of a genuine or unlimited sovereignty.
By its dam-building programme on the Mekong, China has already shown the extent to which it has no intention of treating that river as other than a natural resource over which it has unlimited sovereignty.
Given the current level of development of international law, no regime has such unlimited sovereignty to massacre its own people.
7) The report also focuses on the concept of 'shared sovereignty': the idea that we live in an increasingly interdependent world, and that the nation can no longer enjoy unlimited sovereignty.
Mises has emphasized that "the principle of unlimited sovereignty cannot be maintained in a world where the international division of labor results in a mutual dependence of every nation on all other nations" (Selected Writings of Ludwig von Mises 2000, 3:183).
It was the AU's formal position that "none of our countries, relative to the Union, enjoys unlimited sovereignty and is therefore free to do with its people what it wishes", Mbeki went on.
Heifer discusses the American insistence on unlimited sovereignty after September 11, which has made it reluctant to prosecute terrorism as a violation of international law.
But, for the true disciple, Britain remained the only sure and certain champion of unlimited sovereignty.
The more contraception was accepted, the more man would believe he had unlimited sovereignty over his body.
The political thought of The Cantos represents an attempt to restore the Anglo-Saxon heritage --it is against unlimited sovereignty and therefore fundamentally anti-Nazi.
Accenting the tension between nationalism and principles of constitutional democracy, Habermas contends that nation-states can no longer claim a right of unlimited sovereignty and defends cosmopolitan over traditional forms of international law, the latter having proven inadequate guarantors of human rights.