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Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 0824835638 / ISBN 13: 9780824835637
Edité par University of Hawai i Press, United States, 2012
Neuf(s) Etat : New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Unparalleled in its breadth and scope, Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility brings together some of the freshest and most original writing on sovereignty being done today. Sovereignty s many dimensions are approached from multiple perspectives and experiences. It is viewed globally as an international question; locally as an issue contested between Natives and settlers; and individually as survival in everyday life. Through all this diversity and across the many different national contexts from which the contributors write, the chapters in this collection address each other, staging a running conversation that truly internationalizes this most fundamental of political issues. In the contemporary world, the age-old question of sovereignty remains a key terrain of political and intellectual contestation, for those whose freedom it promotes as well as for those whose freedom it limits or denies. The law is by no means the only language in which to think through, imagine, and enact other ways of living justly together. Working both within and beyond the confines of the law at once recognizes and challenges its thrall, opening up pathways to alternative possibilities, to other ways of determining and self-determining our collective futures. The contributors, Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike, converse across disciplinary boundaries, responding to critical developments within history, politics, anthropology, philosophy, and law. The ability of disciplines to connect with each other--and with experiences lived outside the halls of scholarship--is essential to understanding the past and how it enables and fetters the pursuit of justice in the present. Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility offers a reinvigorated politics that understands the power of sovereignty, explores strategies for resisting its lived effects, and imagines other ways of governing our inescapably coexistent communities. Contributors: Antony Anghie, Larissa Behrendt, John Docker, Peter Fitzpatrick, Kent McNeil, Richard Pennell, Alexander Reilly, Ben Silverstein, Nin Tomas, Davina B. Woods. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780824835637

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Titre : Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility (...

Éditeur : University of Hawai i Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2012

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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The essays in this collection address the question of how different forms of sovereigntynational, indigenous, and personalorder and mediate the relationships of human groups. The book is divided into three broad themes 1) the theoretical limits and possibilities of the concept of sovereignty, 2) sovereigntys interaction with the legal concept of jurisdiction to delineate and assert areas of power and control, and 3) how sovereigntys role in the suppression and liberation of indigenous peoples.

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