International Law From Below

Author: Balakrishnan Rajagopal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139438230
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This book offers a fundamental critique of twentieth-century international law from the perspective of Third World social movements.

The Right Relationship

Author: John Borrows
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442630213
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For the purpose of this chapter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal's book International Law
from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance is
particularly noteworthy.84 Rajagopal challenges international lawyers to learn to
“write resistance” into international law by paying attention to the power of the
voices of those traditionally viewed as having no power, including the subaltern
and social movements. Among other insights from Rajagopal is that the
institutions of the ...

Human Rights From Community A Rights Based Approach To Development

Author: Oche Onazi
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748654682
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T. Weiss, 'Governance, Good Governance and Global Governance: Conceptual
and Actual Challenges', p. 800. The emergence of the CDF must be read in the
context of the shift of the BWIs' approach to development, which now
comprehensively considers political, legal and social factors in the various
processes. B. Rajagopal, International Law from Below: Development, Social
Movements and Third World Resistance, p. 147. Ibid; J. Stiglitz, 'Participation and
Development: ...

International Law And The Third World

Author: Richard Falk
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113407025X
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Recently he advised the creation of the Cambodia–UN 'hybrid' criminal tribunal,
was human rights advisor to the World Commission on Dams, and has also
consulted with the UNDP, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and several
leading NGOs on human rights and international legal issues. He is the author of
International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World
Resistance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003; Foundation Press,
South ...

The Oxford Handbook Of The Sources Of International Law

Author: Jean d'Aspremont
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191062553
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of International Law 2 (2003): 31–76. 26 See Baxi, 'Some Newly Emergent
Boundaries'. 27 Balakrishnan Rajagopal, International Law from Below:
Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2003).28 See Baxi, 'Some Newly Emergent
Boundaries'. See further, John Lewis Gaddis, The Cold War: A New History (
London: Penguin, 2005). 29 See above, nn. 20, 21. 30 The attitude of rejection is
most manifest in the treaties ...

Research Handbook On International Courts And Tribunals

Author: William A. Schabas
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781005028
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The reconstruction of international law through the subaltern cosmopolitan
strategy is neglected in mainstream international legal literature,120 but it is a
goal also shared by third world approaches to international law scholars. ... the
historical and structural asymmetries of international law but they also seek to
transform the 120 Balakrishnan Rajagopal, International Law from Below:
Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance (Cambridge
University Press 2003) 1.

Law And Social Movements

Author: Michael McCann
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351560735
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During most of its existence, international law has remained too Western, elitist,
male-centered, and imperial, and an encounter with social movements offers an
opportunity for it to fundamentally transform. ... This article presents some key
themes from my forthcoming book to be published by Cambridge University
Press, INTERNATIONAL LAW FROM BELOW: DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL
MOVEMENTS AND THIRD WORLD RESISTANCE (forthcoming 2003). 1.
Richard Falk, The Global ...

Peacebuilding In The African Union

Author: Abou Jeng
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107015219
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48 Like Mutua, Balakrishnan Rajagopal's study on the nature of resistance in the
world of social movements provides valuable insights into the sometimes
parochial outlook of Third World critique and periodisation.149 The critique stems
from the premise of prevailing legal scholarship that international law is
constitutive of sovereign states whose social interaction is enforced by
international officialdom and institutions. He challenges this assumption partly on
the grounds that it does ...

Research Methodologies In Eu And International Law

Author: Tamara Hervey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847316417
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Next is Balakrishnan Rajagopal's International Law From Below: Development,
Social Movements and Third World Resistance.113 This work, which relies inter
alia on Marxist scholars such as Antonio Gramsci, postcolonial scholars such as
Franz Fanon and is influenced by the work of Michel Foucault, seeks to show
how resistance to certain international development activities, rooted in the
colonial/mandatory period, have provided resistance to certain aspects of
international law ...

Social Movements In The World System

Author: Jackie Smith
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610447778
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Quarmby, Katharine. 2005. “Why Oxfam Is Failing Africa.” The New Statesman,
May 30, 2005. Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. 2003. International Law from Below:
Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. New York:
Cambridge University Press. ———. 2006. “Counter-Hegemonic International
Law: Rethinking Human Rights and Development as a Third World Strategy.”
Third World Quarterly 27(5): 767–83. Reese, Ellen, Christopher Chase-Dunn,
Kadambari Anatram, ...