A Foucauldian Approach to International Law: Descriptive Thoughts for Normative Issues

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Law - 154 pages
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The purpose of this book is to offer alternative conceptions regarding the operation and potential role of international law within the international system. Via various notions proposed by Michel Foucault, it will shed light on inherent inconsistencies, for a range of key topics within international law.
 

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Contents

Theoretical Grounds for International
7
Recognition Transformation and Power
29
Transgressing Problems of Customary International Law
49
A Descriptive Moment for Freedom of Religion or Belief
71
Human Security from a Transformative Context
97
NonGovernmental Organizations and Power
115
Conclusion
129
Bibliography
135
Index
149
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Leonard Hammer is Senior Lecturer at Zefat College, Israel. He holds the following qualifications: JD from Georgetown University, LLM from NYU, and PhD from University of London (SOAS). Dr Hammer has published books and articles in the area of international law and international human rights, including the 2001 book The International Human Right to Freedom of Conscience (Ashgate). He has received a number of research grants and fellowships and is currently involved in a long-term project concerning holy places as well as developing programmes for Zefat Law School.

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