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Synonyms for self-determination

Synonyms for self-determination

the capacity to manage one's own affairs, make one's own judgments, and provide for oneself

Synonyms for self-determination

government of a political unit by its own people

determination of one's own fate or course of action without compulsion

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Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir said India could not continue its attrocities on the innocent people of the held Kashmir, adding that India would have to accept the right to self-determination of Kashmiris.
SELF DETERMINATIONBut though institutionalised in the Constitution, self-determination cannot merely be to support and justify secession.
Commenting on the call for self-determination by the SPLM-N Nuba Mountains Liberation Council before the extraordinary general conference last October, NUP leader Sadiq al-Mahdi termed as "unfortunate" such a move.
Self-determination is, in other words, becoming what God wishes us to be.
Deci and Ryan (2000) regard motivational and dispositional self-determination as the same concept and treat them synonymously.
This is why the TNA must disambiguate the phrase self-determination.
There are, briefly, two ways in which a peoples right to self-determination may be treated by the state: Either the homeland is granted a measure of self-government within the framework of the territorial sovereignty and laws of a state, or it is allowed to secede.
One area that has begun to receive attention is the potential impact of individual and environmental factors on self-determination (Walker et al.
Part One establishes a framework by which the court could determine whether or not a claim for self-determination is legitimate.
However, things change when it comes to the islands and entities connected to the major countries whereby self-determination in that case is determined as per the democratic principle of the people's participation.
Citizens in any given land must exercise self-determination in selecting a government, argues Dov Ronen of Harvard University.
Summary: A statement was released on Sunday by General Secretariat of the League of Arab States website, in which it was clarified that the statement attributed to the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Arabi, about the so-called Saharawi people's right to self-determination was misquoted.
It has been speculatively posited as an "extreme circumstances" possibility, but remedies to denials of the right to self-determination have not been clearly determined beyond the decolonization context.
In 1967, Biestek declared that, of all social work values, the "natural right" of client self-determination must be accorded the honor of being the "highest" value.
Self-determination theory is particularly focused on the processes through which a person acquires the motivation for initiating new health-related behaviors and maintaining them over time.