Capitalism As Civilisation

Capitalism As Civilisation

A History of International Law

Tzouvala, Ntina

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias


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1. The standard of civilisation in international law: politics, theory, method; 2. The standard of civilisation in the nineteenth century: between the 'logic of improvement' and the 'logic of biology'; 3. The institutionalisation of civilisation in the interwar period; 4. Arguing with borrowed concepts: 'The sacred trust of civilisation' in the South West Africa Saga; 5. From Iraq to Syria: legal arguments for the civilising missions of the twenty-first century; 6. Thinking through contradictions on a warming planet.
International law; civilisation; capitalism; argumentative pattern; contradictions; imperialism; logic of improvement; logic of biology; legal indeterminacy