publication . Article . 2014

Statelessness: An Invisible Theme in the History of International Law

Will Hanley;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2014
The Oxford Handbook 1 is a welcome and necessary intervention in the history of international law. In the introduction, the editors signal their reformist programme: out with the progressive, triumphalist narrative; in with the dark side of international law and its side tracks outside the European experience. In addition to this programme, the project displays two further signs of its serious intent to change the field. First, the authors embarked on a truly collective project, including a week of face-to-face consultation, in a rare effort to define a reasonably unified agenda. Scholarly redirection is a social as well as an intellectual undertaking, and the c...
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free text keywords: International Law, Legal History, Statelessness, Global History, Law, Political Science and International Relations, Sociology, Paradigm shift, Law, Eurocentrism, Narrative, Statelessness, Law and economics, Scholarship, World history, International law, Historiography
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