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Resisting Economic Globalization: Critical Theory and International Investment Law

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ISBN13: 9781137004055
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781137535948



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Is economic globalization irresistible? One of its main effects has been to shield financiers and investors from democratic processes deemed out-of-sync with powerful economic interests. This book is an inquiry into the ways by which citizens and states may be able to undo some of these constraints imposed by transnational legality.

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Subjects:
International Investment Law
Contents:
Introduction
1: Hardt and Negri and the Immobilization of the State
2: Teubner and System Liberation
3. Habermas and Global Power Policy
4: Santos and Difficulty of Sustainable Resistance
5: Wolin and Democracy's Debasement
6: Foucault, Ecuador and on Being 'Freer Than They Feel'
Conclusion