International legal scholarship has traditionally celebrated the possibility of individuals being considered as subjects of international law. This book challenges that narrative, and reveals hidden patterns in the way we think about legal subjects in global governance. Building on the notion of a risk society, this book argues that international law creates fragmented subjectivities, whose conflicting identities help perpetuate a certain global loss of sense that is characteristic of our times. An innovative contribution that draws on a wealth of international legal materials (including human rights, EU law, international economic law, and international organizations), this book is useful to those with an interest in international legal theory, new approaches to international law, global constitutionalism, and global administrative law.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Urueña: No Citizens Here: Global Subjects and Participation in International Law
René Urueña (Universidad de Los Andes - Law) has published No Citizens Here: Global Subjects and Participation in International Law (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2012). Here's the abstract: