No Citizens Here: Global Subjects and Participation in International Law

No Citizens Here: Global Subjects and Participation in International Law

by Rene Uruena, Rene Urue a.

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ISBN-13: 9789004220690
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/23/2012
Series: Erik Castren Institute Monographs on International Law and Human Rights Series
Pages: 342

About the Author

René Urueña, Professor and Director of the International Law Program, Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia). He earned his doctorate in law at the University of Helsinki (eximia cum laude, 2010), and has published widely on international law and global governance.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION. WELCOME TO GLOBAL GOVERNANCE 2.0; The argument in brief; The book’s organization;
PART I
CHAPTER 1. AN ENORMOUS ARCHIPELAGO OF SELF-CONTAINED SUBJECTIVITIES
Introduction
A. Risk societies, or how uncertainty paves the path to global governance
B. Subjectivation in risk society
C. Governance in the context of extreme uncertainty
D. International law constitutes global subjects
E. Fragmented law constitutes fragmented subjects
F. Beyond citizenship
G. Defining global governance and limiting the scope
H. Conclusion
CHAPTER 2. IN SEARCH OF INTERNATIONAL HOMO ECONOMICUS
Introduction
A. The expansion of international economic law
B. Risk society and international economic law
C. Subjectivation in international economic law
D. Homo economicus in practice: The case international investment law
E. Conclusion
CHAPTER 3. EMPTY SOULS: SUBJECTIVATION IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
Introduction
A. The expansion of the international human rights law
B. Risk society and human rights law
C. The Individualism of Human Rights Law
D. The subjectivation process in Human Rights Law, Phase One: Agency and Dignity
E. The subjectivation process in Human Rights Law, Phase Two: Bureaucratization and expertise as technologies of subjectivation.
F. Conclusion
PART II
CHAPTER 4. COMMUNAL SUBJECTS: SUBJECTIVATION IN GLOBAL LAW
Introduction
A. Backlash! Global constitutionalism and Global Administrative Law as a reaction to fragmentation
B. Unintended consequences: The birth of the communal subject
C. Diverging notion of “community” and subjectivation
D. Further Steps: Subjectivation through participation in global governance
METHODOLOGICAL INTERMEZZO: PARTICIPATION AS A TECHNOLOGY OF SUBJECTIVATION IN GLOBAL LAW
A. Sense and methodology
B. Unpacking participation as an analytical unit
C. Legitimacy as the ultimate justification of participation
D. End of the intermezzo
CHAPTER 5. PARTICIPATION AND SUBJECTIVATION BY GLOBAL JUDICIAL BODIES
Introduction
A. Communal subjectivation at the International Court of Justice
B. Communal subjectivation in foreign investment arbitration
C. Communal subjectivation in dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization
D. Conclusion
CHAPTER 6 .
PARTICIPATION AND SUBJECTIVATION BY GLOBAL NON-JUDICIAL BODIES
Introduction
A. Subjectivation and participation before intergovernmental organizations: The NGO experience
B. Subjectivation and participation before the European Union
C. Subjectivation and participation before regulatory networks
D. Conclusion
CHAPTER 7. SUBJECTIVATION AND EXPERTISE AS A TECHNOLOGY OF GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Introduction
A. Reconnecting humanity with global governance
B. Agency in subjectivation, revisited
C. How to start thinking about expertise in global governance?
D. Conclusion
NO CITIZENS HERE: BY WAY OF CONCLUSION
BIBLIOGRAPHY, INDEX.

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