The Resource Decolonising International Law : Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality

Decolonising International Law : Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality

Label
Decolonising International Law : Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality
Title
Decolonising International Law
Title remainder
Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sundhya Pahuja explores how the concept of development forecloses international law's promise of global justice
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MiAaPQ
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Pahuja, Sundhya
Dewey number
341
LC call number
KZ1250 .P34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law
Series volume
v.86
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  • International law
  • Law and economic development
  • Postcolonialism
Label
Decolonising International Law : Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=807139
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Decolonising International Law -- CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- I The project -- II The structure -- Chapter 2 Inaugurating a new rationality -- I The new international institutions -- 1 Dumbarton Oaks and San Francisco -- 2 Bretton Woods, a 'monstrous monkey-house'24 -- 3 The split between the economic and the political -- The constructed separation -- Differential institutional control -- II Theorising international law -- 1 The critical instability of international law -- The postcoloniality of international law -- The politics of international law -- 2 The transcendent grounds of development and economic growth -- 3 The politics of universality -- III Conclusion -- Chapter 3 From decolonisation to developmental nation state -- I Introduction -- II Dumbarton Oaks, San Francisco and (almost the end of) Empire -- III 'Backwardness' and the logic of the nation state -- IV The Truman plan and the onset of the Cold War -- V 'Out of the tunnel of economic necessity into daylight'95 -- VI Decolonisation and the decade for development -- VII Conclusion -- Chapter 4 From permanent sovereignty to investor protection -- I Introduction -- II The post-imperial context -- III Seek ye first the political kingdom -- IV The transcendent positioning of development -- V PSNR at the United Nations: nationalisation as strategy -- 1 Commodification -- 2 The split between the economic and the political -- 3 The transcendence of economic growth -- VI West as world: (re)producing the international -- 1 Prefigurings -- 2 West as world in the claim to PSNR -- World (community) -- Historicism and destiny -- Compensation -- VII Resolution through conditionality -- VIII Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Development and the rule of (international) law -- I Introduction
  • II From the rule of international law to the internationalisation of the rule of law -- III The rule of law as development strategy -- 1 An implicit reliance on the development narrative -- 2 The explicit engagement of development -- 3 Development and its relation to law -- IV Law, development and the critique of positivism -- V Contesting the meaning of the rule of law -- 1 The Mystery of Capital -- 2 Development as Freedom -- 3 Politics and economics come together in law-in-development -- VI Widening the pedagogical purview and subordinating politics to economics -- 1 Legitimising regulatory expansion in the Third World -- 2 Economics imperialism -- 3 The instrumentalisation of law and rights to normative hegemony -- Safety and Sameness -- The dangers of instrumentalisation -- VII Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Conclusion -- I Exposition -- II Extension -- III Envoi -- Appendix one: a note on the use of 'Third World' -- Appendix two: Harry Truman - inaugural address -- Bibliography -- Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139157438
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC807139
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL807139
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10514220
  • (CaONFJC)MIL334234
  • (OCoLC)763159161
Label
Decolonising International Law : Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=807139
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Decolonising International Law -- CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- I The project -- II The structure -- Chapter 2 Inaugurating a new rationality -- I The new international institutions -- 1 Dumbarton Oaks and San Francisco -- 2 Bretton Woods, a 'monstrous monkey-house'24 -- 3 The split between the economic and the political -- The constructed separation -- Differential institutional control -- II Theorising international law -- 1 The critical instability of international law -- The postcoloniality of international law -- The politics of international law -- 2 The transcendent grounds of development and economic growth -- 3 The politics of universality -- III Conclusion -- Chapter 3 From decolonisation to developmental nation state -- I Introduction -- II Dumbarton Oaks, San Francisco and (almost the end of) Empire -- III 'Backwardness' and the logic of the nation state -- IV The Truman plan and the onset of the Cold War -- V 'Out of the tunnel of economic necessity into daylight'95 -- VI Decolonisation and the decade for development -- VII Conclusion -- Chapter 4 From permanent sovereignty to investor protection -- I Introduction -- II The post-imperial context -- III Seek ye first the political kingdom -- IV The transcendent positioning of development -- V PSNR at the United Nations: nationalisation as strategy -- 1 Commodification -- 2 The split between the economic and the political -- 3 The transcendence of economic growth -- VI West as world: (re)producing the international -- 1 Prefigurings -- 2 West as world in the claim to PSNR -- World (community) -- Historicism and destiny -- Compensation -- VII Resolution through conditionality -- VIII Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Development and the rule of (international) law -- I Introduction
  • II From the rule of international law to the internationalisation of the rule of law -- III The rule of law as development strategy -- 1 An implicit reliance on the development narrative -- 2 The explicit engagement of development -- 3 Development and its relation to law -- IV Law, development and the critique of positivism -- V Contesting the meaning of the rule of law -- 1 The Mystery of Capital -- 2 Development as Freedom -- 3 Politics and economics come together in law-in-development -- VI Widening the pedagogical purview and subordinating politics to economics -- 1 Legitimising regulatory expansion in the Third World -- 2 Economics imperialism -- 3 The instrumentalisation of law and rights to normative hegemony -- Safety and Sameness -- The dangers of instrumentalisation -- VII Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Conclusion -- I Exposition -- II Extension -- III Envoi -- Appendix one: a note on the use of 'Third World' -- Appendix two: Harry Truman - inaugural address -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139157438
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC807139
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL807139
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10514220
  • (CaONFJC)MIL334234
  • (OCoLC)763159161

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