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Cambridge Studies in Law and Society - Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,091
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Cambridge Studies in Law and Society - Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality (Paperback)

Boaventura De Sousa Santos, Cesar A. Rodriguez-Garavito; Series edited by Chris Arup, Martin Chanock, Pat O'Malley, Sally Engle Merry, Susan Silbey

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This book is an unprecedented attempt to analyze the role of the law in the global movement for social justice. Case studies in the book are written by leading scholars from both the global South and the global North, and combine empirical research on the ground with innovative sociolegal theory to shed new light on a wide array of topics. Among the issues examined are the role of law and politics in the World Social Forum; the struggle of the anti-sweatshop movement for the protection of international labour rights; and the challenge to neoliberal globalization and liberal human rights raised by grassroots movements in India and indigenous peoples around the world. These and other cases, the editors argue, signal the emergence of a subaltern cosmopolitan law and politics that calls for new social and legal theories capable of capturing the potential and tensions of counter-hegemonic globalization.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: September 2005
First published: 2005
Editors: Boaventura De Sousa Santos • Cesar A. Rodriguez-Garavito
Series editors: Chris Arup • Martin Chanock • Pat O'Malley • Sally Engle Merry • Susan Silbey
Dimensions: 228 x 153 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 395
ISBN-13: 978-0-521-60735-3
Categories: Books > Law
Books > Law > International law
Books > Law > International law > General
LSN: 0-521-60735-3
Barcode: 9780521607353

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