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Non-self-governing territories


  • Here are entered general works on territories that have not attained full self-government. Works on the non-self-governing territories of a particular country are entered under the name of the country with the subdivision [Territories and possessions.]

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  • Variants

    • Dependent territories
    • Nonselfgoverning territories
    • Overseas territories
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  • Sources

    • found: Drower, G.M.F. Overseas territories handbook, 1998:p. 9 (the question of the British dependent territories being renamed "Overseas Territories" was raised in the House of Lords ... several of Britain's possessions resented the perjorative connotations of the word "dependent" and would prefer to be known as Overseas territories in line with France, Portugal and the Netherlands.)
    • found: Basic documents in international law, 1995:p. 23 (United Nations Charter, chapter 11, Declaration regarding non-self-governing territories, Article 73: "... territories whose peoples have not yet attained a full measure of self-government")
    • found: Encyc. of public international law, 1997:v. 3, p. 629 (non-self-governing territories are dealt with in Chapter XI of the United Nations Charter, Art. 73, being the primary source of applicable legal rules. All territories which have not yet attained full self-government are included; dependent territories)
    • found: Musgrove, T.D. Self-determination and national minorities, 1997:p. 284 (non-self-governing territories)
    • found: International law : cases and materials, 1993:p. 294 (dependent entities ... fall into several broad categories: (a) members of composite States (i.e., federal unions); (b) dependent States (protected States, protectorates, vassal States, "associated States"); (c) colonial dependencies (self-governing colonies, non-self-governing colonies); (d) territories administered under mandates or trusteeship agreements; (e) entities subject to special forms of international control other than mandates or trusteeships)
    • found: UNBIS thes.(Non-self-governing territories: includes both trust territories and colonial countries)
    • notfound: Britannica Macro.;Chambers encyc.;Web. 3
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered general works on territories that have not attained full self-government. Works on the non-self-governing territories of a particular country are entered under the name of the country with the subdivision [Territories and possessions.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1998-05-15: new
    • 1998-07-09: revised
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