Events: The Force of International Law

Events: The Force of International Law


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415668460
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/04/2011
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Fleur Johns is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney and Co-Director of the Sydney Centre for International Law.

Richard Joyce is a Lecturer in the School of Law, University of Reading. He works in the fields of legal theory, international law and intellectual property.

Sundhya Pahuja is an Associate Professor in the Law School, University of Melbourne and Director of the Law and Development Research Programme at the Institute for International Law and the Humanities.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Martti Koskenniemi 1. Introduction, Fleur Johns, Richard Joyce & Sundhya Pahuja 2. The International Law in Force: Anachronistic Ethics and Divine Violence, Jennifer Beard 3. Absolute Contingency and the Prescriptive Force of International Law, Chiapas-Valladolid, ca. 1550, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera 4. Latin Roots: The Force of International Law as Event, Peter Fitzpatrick 5. Westphalia: Event, Memory, Myth, Richard Joyce 6. The Force of a Doctrine: Art. 38 of the PCIJ Statute and the Sources of International Law, Thomas Skouteris 7. Paris 1793 and 1871: Levée en Masse as Event, Gerry Simpson 8. Decolonisation and the Eventness of International Law, Sundhya Pahuja 9. Postwar to New World Order and Post-Socialist Transition: 1989 As Pseudo-Event, Scott Newton 10. The Liberation of Nelson Mandela: Anatomy of a "Happy Event" in International Law, Frédéric Mégret 11. Political Trials as Events, Emilios Christodoulidis 12. The Tokyo Women’s Tribunal and the Turn to Fiction, Karen Knop 13. Many Hundred Thousand Bodies Later: An Analysis of the ‘Legacy’ of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Denise Ferreira da Silva 14. From the State to the Union: International Law and the Appropriation of the New Europe, Patricia Tuitt 15. The Emergence of the World Trade Organization: Another Triumph of Corporate Capitalism? Fiona Macmillan 16. The World Trade Organisation and Development: Victory of ‘Rational Choice’? Donatella Alessandrini 17. Protesting the WTO in Seattle: Transnational Citizen Action, International Law and the Event, Ruth Buchanan 18. Globalism, Memory and 9/11: A Critical Third World Perspective, Obiora Chinedu Okafor 19. Provoking International Law: War and Regime Change in Iraq, John Strawson 20. The Torture Memos, Fleur Johns

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