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Contributions to Books (14)
A Crisis and its Afterlife: Some Reflections on ‘Scholars in Self-Estrangement’ Critical Legal Perspectives on Global Governance. Oxford, UK: Hart Publishing, 2014. (2014)
This essay is an extended reflection on the avenues of influence of a single article, one that is arguably the most cited contribution to scholarship on law and development of the last 40 years. In ...
Approximating Law and Development, Human Rights and Transitional Justice Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy (2013)
This chapter is the introduction to the forthcoming edited collection "Law in Transition: Human Rights, Developments and Transitional Justice", edited by the authors and forthcoming with Hart Publishing (Oxford, 2013). The book will appear in ...
Introduction - Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations (Routledge, 2012) (edited with Ruth Buchanan and Stewart Motha) (2012)
Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to ...
The Evictions at Nyamuma: Struggles over Land and the Limits of Human Rights Advocacy in Tanzania L. White and Jeremy Perelman eds. Stones of Hope: How African Activists Reclaim Human Rights to Challenge Global Poverty, (Stanford University Press) (2010)
The event which gave rise to the inquiry in this paper occurred in a village known as Remaining Nyamuma which was located on the border of the Ikorongo Game Reserve, immediately adjacent to the Serengeti ...
The Unforgiven Sources of International Law: Nation-building, Violence and Gender in the West(ern) Doris Buss and Ambreena Manji (eds.), International Law: Modern Feminist Approaches, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2005. (2005)
In his classic work, ‘Nomos and Narrative,’ Cover reminds us that legal traditions form part of a complex normative world – a ‘nomos’ – a world of language and myth. Because precept and narrative operate ...
Book Reviews (2)
Book Review: Not Just Women's Work: Relocating Gender in Studies of Labour Regulation - Reviews of: Temporary Work: the Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship, by Leah F. Vosko; The Global Construction of Gender: Home Based Work in the Political Economy of the 20th Century, by Elisabeth Prugl Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2001)
Research Papers, Working Papers, Conference Papers (22)
Writing Resistance into International Law All Papers (2008)
This essay considers the problem of theorizing resistance within international law through a close reading of two recent contributions to the TWAIL literature. It is concerned less with their critiques of contemporary developments, than with ...
Roundtable on International Law and Feminism in an Age of Empire Law's Empire: A Critically Engaged Socio-Legal Conference (2005)
Participant on the Roundtable on International Law and Feminism in an Age of Empire, at Law's Empire: A Critically Engaged Socio-Legal Conference, Harrison Hot Springs, June 2005.