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International law's objects
Éditeur Oxford University Press
Année 2018
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International law's objects
1 vol. (XV-568 p.) ; 24 cm
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International Law's Objects 2019
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Introduction / Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce ; Part I. Thinking international law through objects ; 1. International law's cabinet of curiosities / Daniel Joyce ; 2. The lives of objects / Jessie Hohmann ; 3. Things we make and do with international law / Fleur Johns ; 4. Saying and showing / Wouter Werner ; 5. The making of international lawyers: Winnicott's transitional objects / Isobel Roele ; Part II. Objects of international law ; 1. African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights / Nicole De Silva ; 2. AIDS virus / Therese Murphy ; 3. Armed drone / Ioannis Kalpouzos ; 4. Axum stele / Lucas Lixinski ; 5. Barcelona traction share / Filippo Fontanelli and Giuseppe Bianco ; 6. Boots (on the ground) / Kimberley Trapp ; 7. Border check point, the Moldovan Republic of Transnistria / Francois Finck ; 8. Breton road signs / Jacqueline Mowbray ; 9. Chicotte / Anne-Charlotte Martineau ; 10. Data: the given / Stephen Humphreys ; 11. Dechiqueteuse (papershredder) / Immi Tallgren ; 12. Gavel / James Parker ; 13. 'Good urban citizen' / Helmut Aust ; 14. Glyphosate / Allesandra Arcuri ; 15. Insulae Moluccae: map of the Spice Islands 1594 / Kate Miles ; 16. Jolly Roger / Ziv Bohrer ; 17. Manganese nodules / Surabhi Ranganathan ; 18. Mosul Four and Iran Six / Alex Mills ; 19. NM 68226 84912; TQ 30052 80597 / Gerry Simpson ; 20. One tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (1tCO2e) / Julia Dehm ; 21. Opium / Jessie Hohmann ; 22. Paintings of international law's textbooks / Jean D'Aspremont and Eric De Brabandere ; 23. Passport / Sarah Dehm ; 24. Peace sign, La Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartado / Thomas MacManus ; 25. Postcard from the ICTY / Sophie Rigney ; 26. Purse Seine net / Andrew Lang ; 27. Railway clocks / Geoff Gordon ; 28. Refugee chains / Alison Kesby ; 29. Russian flag at the North Pole / Rosemary Rayfuse ; 30. Screen / Christine Schwobel-Patel and Wouter Werner ; 31. Ships' ballast / Ships' Ballast ; 32. Somali pirate skiff / Doug Guilfoyle ; 33. Sovereign mark of the Roi Né-Do'ucoula, King of Boma / Tanja Aalberts ; 34. Stained glass windows, the great hall of justice of the peace palace / Daniel Litwin ; 35. Sugar / Michael Fakhri ; 36. Treaty canoe / Ruth Buchanan and Jeff Hewitt ; 37. Trees / Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli ; 38. USAID rice - Haiti / Charlie Peevers ; 39. Western Sahara boundary marker / Jeffrey Smith ; 40. Whale / Malgosia Fitzmaurice
Présentation de l'éditeur : "International law's rich existence in the world can be illuminated by its objects. International law is often developed, conveyed, and authorized through its objects and/or their representation. From the symbolic (the regalia of the head of state and the symbols of sovereignty), to the mundane (a can of dolphin-safe tuna certified as complying with international trade standards), international legal authority can be found in the objects around us. Similarly, the practice of international law often relies on material objects or their image, both as evidence (satellite images, bones of the victims of mass atrocities) and to found authority (for instance, maps and charts). This volume considers these questions: firstly what might the study of international law through objects reveal? What might objects, rather than texts, tell us about sources, recognition of states, construction of territory, law of the sea, or international human rights law? Secondly, what might this scholarly undertaking reveal about the objects - as aims or projects - of international law? How do objects reveal, or perhaps mask, these aims, and what does this tell us about the reasons some (physical or material) objects are foregrounded, and others hidden or ignored. Thirdly what objects, icons, and symbols preoccupy the profession and academy? The personal selection of these objects by leading and emerging scholars worldwide will illuminate the contemporary and historical fascinations of international lawyers. By considering international law in the context of its material culture the authors offer a new and exciting theoretical perspective on the subject. With an image of each object reproduced in full colour, the book will make an engaging and interesting read for scholars, practitioners, and students alike."
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