Legal OrientalismLegal Orientalism
Teemu Ruskola
Since the Cold War ended, China has become a global symbol of disregard for human rights, while the United States has positioned itself as the world’s chief exporter of the rule of law. How did lawlessness become an axiom about Chineseness rather than a fact needing to be verified empirically, and how did the United States assume the mantle of la ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2013-06-03 | ISBN-13: 9780674073067

Schlesinger's Comparative LawSchlesinger's Comparative Law
by Rudolph Schlesinger, Ugo Mattei, Teemu Ruskola, Antonio Gidi
This book enlarges the perspective of comparative law to include the experiences of the non-Western world, which increasingly occupies the center stage in a global approach to the law. Accordingly, the book incorporates diverse legal materials from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In addition, it includes a greatly enhanced methodological discussio ...
Number of pages: 1026 | Publication Date: 2009-07-23 | ISBN-13: 9781587785917

China and the HumanChina and the Human
by David L. Eng, Teemu Ruskola, Shuang Shen
In the Western media, stories about China seem to fall into one of two categories: China’s astounding economic development or its human rights abuses. As human rights discourses follow increasingly hegemonic conventions, especially with regard to China, many of their key assumptions remain unexamined. This special issue—the second in a two-part ...
Number of pages: 157 | Publication Date: 2012-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9780822367666

Foucault and Law (Philosophers and Law)Foucault and Law (Philosophers and Law)
Ben Golder
Few thinkers can have had a more diverse or a more contested impact on theorizing law than Michel Foucault. This diversity is reflected in the wide range of Foucault's work and of the intellectual fields it has so conspicuously influenced. Such diversity informs the present collection and is signalled in the headings of its four sections: ¢ Episte ...
Number of pages: 566 | Publication Date: 2010-08-28 | ISBN-13: 9780754628668

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