Law as resistance : modernism, imperialism, legalism /
- Publication info:
- Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- Law as resistance : modernism, imperialism, legalism / [collected and edited by] Peter Fitzpatrick.
- Other Authors:
Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2008
- Physical Description:
xxiii, 329 p. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9780754626855 (hbk.)0754626857 (hbk.)
Table of Contents
- Interview: 'In God we trust' can relieve us of trusting each other
- 'The desperate vacuum': imperialism and law in the experience of enlightenment
- Law as resistance
- Law's infamy
- 'We know what it is when you do not ask us': nationalism as racism
- Tears of the law: colonial resistance and legal determination
- Why the law is also nonviolent
- 'No higher duty': Mabo and the failure of legal foundation
- 'Gods would be needed...': American empire and the rule of (international) law
- Breaking the unity of the world: savage sources and feminine law
- The immanence of empire
- Bare sovereignty: homo sacer and the insistence of law
- Latin roots: imperialism and the formation of modern law
- 'What are gods to us now?': secular theology and the modernity of law.