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Cosmopolitan Justice and Its Discontents

Edited by: Cecilia Bailliet, Katja Franko Aas

ISBN13: 9780415815291
Published: November 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents pursues a reflection upon the institutional orders designed to ensure respect for the rule of law, human rights, and social justice. The majority of literature on cosmopolitanism tends to be oriented in sociology, political science or philosophy, and is largely positive. This book aims to fill the lacuna with respect to critical and legal perspectives in this field. In particular, it highlights the importance of international economic law and its institutions when evaluating the evolution of cosmopolitan norms. In addition, it provides critical and multidisciplinary perspectives on Cosmopolitan Justice and Sovereignty; Institutions, Civil Society and Accountability; and Social Exclusion, Migration, and Global Markets. This book will be of considerable interest to academics and students concerned with international public and private law, international criminal law, international economic law, human rights, migration, criminology, political science, and philosophy.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
Part I
1. Cosmopolitan Sovereignty, Sam Adelman
2. Does a World State Really Lead to A Graveyard of Freedom?, Ronald Tinnevelt

Part II
3. Guilty Landscapes: Collective Guilt and International Criminal Law, Chrisje Brants
4. Exposing Checks & Balances in War Powers: A Solider's Tale of Cosmopolitan Federalism, Cecilia M. Bailliet

Part III
5. EU Constitutionalization in Turkey: Exchanging Visions and Values on Tolerance and Diversity, Kyriaki Topidi
6. All the People in All the World: A Cosmopolitan Perspective on Migration and Torture, Barbara Hudson
7. A Borderless World? Cosmopolitanism, Borders & Frontiers, Katja Franko Aas

Part IV
8. The Cosmopolitanism of Transnational Economic Law, Robert Wai
9. Cosmopolitan Competition: The Case of International Investment, Malcolm Langford
10. Cosmopolitanism in Practice? The Case of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund, Andreas Follesdahl Epilogue Frictions of Hospitality and the Possibilities of Cosmopolitan Justice in Everyday Life, Thomas Hylland Eriksen