Socio-legal Approaches To International Economic Law: Text, Context, Subtext by Amanda Perry-kessarisSocio-legal Approaches To International Economic Law: Text, Context, Subtext by Amanda Perry-kessaris

Socio-legal Approaches To International Economic Law: Text, Context, Subtext

EditorAmanda Perry-kessaris

Paperback | April 6, 2014

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This collection explores the analytical, empirical and normative components that distinguish socio-legal approaches to international economic law both from each other, and from other approaches. It pays particular attention to the substantive focus (what) of socio-legal approaches, noting that they go beyond the text to consider context and, often, subtext. In the process of identifying the 'what' and the 'how' (analytical and empirical tools) of their own socio-legal approaches, contributors to this collection reveal why they or anyone else ought to bother--the many reasons 'why' it is important, for theory and for practice, to take a social legal approach to international economic law.

Amanda Perry-Kessaris is Professor of law at the University of Kent, UK.
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Title:Socio-legal Approaches To International Economic Law: Text, Context, SubtextFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 6, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415658675

ISBN - 13:9780415658676

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Approaching International Economic Law1. What Does It mean to Take a Socio-Legal Approach to International Economic Law?Amanda Perry-Kessaris2. Navigating New Landscapes: Socio-Legal Mapping of Plurality and Power in International Economic LawCeline Tan3. Law, Economy, and Society in the Global Age: Taking Stock of an Emerging Field of StudiesSabine FrerichsPart 2: Context: Concepts andRelationships, Facts and Methods 4. 'Constrained Openness': A Prologue to a Theory on the Interaction between WTO and General International LawRonnie Yearwood5. (Re)conceptualising Regional Trade as a Socio-Legal PhenomenonClair Gammage6. Tournaments for Global Authority: The Politics of Primacy in the Ecology of International Trade Law OrganizationsTerence C. Halliday and Susan Block-Lieb7. Framing and Blaming: The Case of Human TraffickingDavid Nelken8. Cosmopolitanism Meets Political Economy: The Case of International Investment LawDavid Schneiderman9. Reflexive International Economic Law: Balancing Economic and Social Goals in the Construction of LawCecilia Flores Elizondo10. The Nature of Law in Transnational Economic NetworksRoger CotterrellPart 3: Subtext: Values and Interests11. A Qui l'Homme Sauvage?: Discours and Discourse on Agreements between Mining Corporations and Indigenous CommunitiesDeval Desai12. Cultural Heritage v Foreign Investment: Win, Loss or Draw?Valentina Vadi13. Global Justice Disembedded: The Potential of Socio-Legal Theory and PracticeKirsteen Shields14. 'You are on my property': Economic, Legal and Moral Objections to Regulation from a Banker's PerspectiveIoannis Glinavos15. Corporate Respect for Human Rights: Right Subtext, Wrong Concept?Sally Wheeler16. How Do You Socialise Economic Actors: Embedded, 'Socially Responsible' and/or 'Human Rights Respecting' Corporations?Aurora Voiculescu

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"Throughout its interrogation of text, context, and subtext, the book¿s objective is to explore IEL¿s dimensions ¿sometimes for the objective purpose of achieving clarity, sometimes with a view to changing them¿ (p. 15). Some contributions are particularly incisive¿those of Tan, Cotterell, and Frerichs, as well as Perry-Kessaris herself, might be singled out for special mention in this regard." - Fiona Smith for Journal of International Economic Law (2014, 17, 867¿869)