Journal article

Collaboration, Cosmopolitanism and Complicity

Nordic Journal of International Law | Brill | Published : 2002


AbstractIn this article, the authors use their experience of a collaboration as a vehicle for thinking critically about the uneasy relationship between the practices and products of internationally oriented legal scholars situated in the North. They use tools drawn from feminist theory to tease out in particular, some of the perils in the turn to cosmopolitanism as a response to globalization, and explore the way in which this mirrors a cosmopolitan urge both embedded in international legal discourse and at play in the self-constitution of the international lawyer (including themselves). They then draw on feminist and other critical theories to ask whether a conceptual reconfiguration of a `..

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