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INTERNATIONAL LAW - Identity; And Social Forms Supervised by Prof. David Kennedy
First Session International Law And The International Lawyer
1. DAVID KENNEDY, The Mystery of Global Governance: The Kormendy

Lecture, Ohio University Law Review, 827-860 (2008)

2. ANN ORFORD, Embodying Internationalism, The Making of

International lawyers, 19 Australian y’bk Int’l L, 1-34 (2000)

3. Damrosch, Henkin, Murphy and Smith (DHMS): xv-xvii (Introduction)

xix-xxx (historical introduction)

4. IAN BROWNLIE, The Principles of International Law

5. DAVID KENNEDY, The Disciplines of International law and policy, 12

Leiden J. of international Law, 9-37 (1999)
Second Session The Origins Of International Law; The Colonial Encounter; International Law, Colonialism And Difference; Third World Approaches To International Law


  1. DHMS: xix-xxx (historical introduction)

  2. GREWE, the epochs of international law

  3. EMERICH DE VATTEL, The Law of Nations or the Principles of Natural Law applied to the conduct and to the affairs of Nations and of sovereigns (Charles G Fenwick trans, 1916) translation of 1758 French edition (excerpts)

  4. ALVAREZ, the New International Law, Grotius Society, 35-51 (April 16, 1929)

  5. JESSUP, The Functional Approach as Applied To International Law (1928)

  6. REDSLOB, THE problem OF nationalities, Grotius Society, 21-32 (April 16, 1929)

  7. ANGHIE: VITTORIA AND THE COLONIAL ORGINS OF IL 1996

  8. MAKAU MUTUA, WHAT IS TWAIL 94 Am. Soc’y Int'l L. Proc. 31 2000

  9. ANTONY ANGHIE, Francisco de Vittoria and the Colonial Origins of international Law, 5, Social and Legal Studies

10. JAMES GATHII, International Law and Eurocentricity 9 European journal

OF international Law (1998) 184-211)

11. ANTONY ANGHIE, Imperialism, sovereignty and the Making of

International Law: Finding the Peripheries: Colonialism in 19th Century

International Law, Cambridge, UK, New York: Cambridge University

Press, 2005(topic 10)

12. MARTTI KOSKENNIEMI, Why History of International Law Today?

13. MARTTI KOSKENNIEMI, Histories of International Law: Dealing with

Eurocentrism, Universiteit Utrecht, 16 November 2011 Inaugural

Lecture


14. MARTTI KOSKENNIEMI (2004) The Gentle Civilizer of Nations Chapter 2, Sovereignty: A Gift of Civilization, International Law and Imperialism, 1870-1914

15. SiNHA, Perspective of the Newly Independent States on the Binding

Quality of international Law (1965) in Synder and Sathirathai Third

World Attitudes Toward International Law 23-31

16. FEDERICK MEGRET, From savages to unlawful combatants: a

postcolonial look at international law’s other.



Third Session International Law, Modernism And Difference

  1. Nathaniel Berman, But The Alternative Is Despair: European Nationalism And The Modernist Renewal of International Law, 106 HARV. L. REV. 1792, 1802(1992);

  2. Nathaniel Berman, Modernism. Nationalism and the Rhetoric of Reconstruction

  3. REDSLOB, THE problem OF nationalities, Grotius Society, 21-32 (April 16, 1929)

Fourth And Fifth Sessions International Law And Identity: Postcolonial Nationalism And Postmodern Tribalism

1. David Kennedy, "International Law and the Nineteenth Century:

History of an Illusion."

2. Karen Engle, The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development

3. Boas And Dunn Politics Of Conflict In Africa: Autochtony; Citizenship

And Conflict

4. Mahmood Mamdani, Africa, Citizenship And War

5. Berman, Nathaniel. "Quest for Rationality: The Recent Writings of Tom 6. Franck." NYUJ Int'l L. & Pol. 35 (2002): 339.

7. Berman, Nathaniel. "Legalizing Jerusalem or, Of Law, Fantasy, and

Faith." Cath. UL Rev. 45 (1995): 823.

8. Franck, Thomas M. "Clan and Superclan: Loyalty, Identity and

Community in Law and Practice." Am. J. Int'l L. 90 (1996): 359.

9. Franck, Thomas M. "Tribe, Nation, World: Self‐Identification in the

Evolving International System." Ethics & International Affairs 11.1

(1997): 151-169.

10. Franck Postmodern Tribalism and the Right to Secession

11. Odeh, Adnan Abu. "Two capitals in an undivided Jerusalem." Foreign

Affairs 71.2 (1992): 183-188.

12. Odeh, Adnan Abu. "Religious Inclusion, Political Inclusion: Jerusalem as

an Undivided Capital." Cath. UL Rev. 45 (1995): 687.
Sixth Session Territoriality; De-territorialization and Globalization

1. Sassen, Saskia. Territory, authority, rights: From medieval to global assemblages. Vol. 7. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006.

2. Sassen, Saskia. "Spatialities and Temporalities of the Global: Elements for a Theorization." Public Culture 12.1 (2000): 215-232.

3. Mbembé, J-A., and Steven Rendall. "At the edge of the world: Boundaries, territoriality, and sovereignty in Africa." Public Culture 12.1 (2000): 259-284.

4. ANTONY ANGHIE, The Third World and International Legal Order: Law, Politics and Globalization, co-edited with B.S.Chimni, Karin Mickelson and Obiora Okafor , (Kluwer Law International, 2003)
Seventh Session Governance –Development and Social Movements

1. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance, Cambridge University Press, 2003)

2. Anghie, Antony. "Nationalism, Development and the Postcolonial State: The Legacies of the League of Nations." Tex. Int'l LJ 41 (2006): 447.

3. Pahuja, Sundhya. "Postcoloniality of International Law, The." Harv. Int'l LJ 46 (2005): 459.

4. Pahuja, Decolonizing International Law: Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Constitution Design - Structure and Citizenship Supervised by Prof. Vicki Jackson

First Session. The Value of Comparison; and the Options.


  1. Vicki Jackson, (2010) Constitutional Engagement in a Transnational Era, Oxford University Press, Chapter 6.

  2. Ran Hirschl, The Question of Case Selection in Comparative Constitutional Law, The American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Winter, 2005), pp. 125-155.

  3. Jackson, Vicki C. "Methodological Challenges in Comparative Constitutional Law." Penn St. Int'l L. Rev. 28 (2009): 319.

  4. Frankenberg, Gunter. "Critical comparisons: Re-thinking comparative law." Harv. Int'l. LJ 26 (1985): 411.

  5. Kommers, Donald P. "Value of Comparative Constitutional Law, The." J. Marshall J. Prac. & Proc. 9 (1975): 685.

  6. John Bell, Comparing Public Law, in COMPARATIVE LAW IN THE 21ST CENTURY 235-48 (Andrew Harding and Esin .rücü eds., 2002).

  7. Arend Lijphart, Cultural Diversity and Theories of Political Integration, Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol. 4, No. 1 (Mar., 1971), pp. 1-14.

  8. Arend Lijphart, Consociational Democracy. World politics 21.2 (1969): 207-225.

  9. Arend Lijphart, Consociation and Federation: Conceptual and Empirical Links. Canadian Journal of Political Science / Revue canadienne de science politique , Vol. 12, No. 3 (Sep., 1979), pp. 499-515.

  10. M. Tushnet, T. Fleiner and C. Saunders, (2013), Routledge handbook of Constitutional Law: Chapter 6 Systems of Government by Baranger and Murray; Chapter 12 Federalism and Autonomy by Fleiner and De Biens.

  11. M Rosenfeld and A Sajo, (2012), The Oxford Handbook on Comparative Constitutional Law. Chapter 2. Comparative Constitutional Law: Methodologies by V.C Jackson; Chapter 26. Federalism: Theory, Policy and Law by Daniel Halberstam.


Second Session. Horowitz Considered

Donald Horowitz – Ethnic Groups in Conflict


Third Session Constitution Design for Divided Societies

  1. S. Choudhry (2008), Constitution Design for Divided Societies: Integration or Accommodation?

  2. Ginsburg, Tom Dixon, Rosalind (2011), Comparative Constitutional Law (Research Handbooks in Comparative Law Series). Chapter 8: The Formation of Constitutional Identities by Gary Jacobsohn; Chapter 20 Federalism, Devolution and Secession: From Classical to Post Conflict Federalism by Sujit Choudhry and Nathan Hume

  3. Horowitz, Donald L. "Structure and strategy in ethnic conflict: A few steps toward synthesis." Annual World Bank conference on development economics 1998. World Bank Publications, 1999.

  4. Horowitz, Donald L. Constitutional design: an oxymoron? 1998.

  5. Lijphart, Arend. "The evolution of consociational theory and consociational practices, 1965-2000." Acta Politica 37.1/2 (2002): 11-22.

  6. Lijphart, Arend. "Democracies: Patterns of majoritarian and consensus government in twenty-one countries." (1984): 199-243.


4th Session The Case of Northern Ireland

1. The Northern Ireland Problem; Cases, Theories, and Solutions by Arend Lijphart British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan., 1975)

2. Gilbert, Geoff, Colin Warbrick, and Dominic McGoldrick. "The Northern Ireland Peace Agreement, Minority Rights and Self-Determination." International and Comparative Law Quarterly (1998): 943-950.

3. Delanty, Gerard. "Northern Ireland in a Europe of regions." The Political Quarterly 67.2 (1996): 127-134.

4. Laffin, Martin, and Alys Thomas. "The United Kingdom: federalism in denial?." Publius: The journal of federalism 29.3 (1999): 89-108.

5. McGarry, John, and Brendan O'Leary. "Consociational theory, Northern Ireland's conflict, and its agreement. Part 1: what consociationalists can learn from Northern Ireland." Government and Opposition 41.1 (2006): 43-63.

6. Dixon, Paul. "Why the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland is not consociational." The Political Quarterly 76.3 (2005): 357-367.

7. John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary, Consociation and its Critics, Northern Ireland After the Belfast Agreement in Sujit Choudhry Constitution Design for Divided Societies

8. Dixon, Paul. "Political skills or lying and manipulation? The choreography of the Northern Ireland peace process." Political Studies 50.4 (2002): 725-741.

9. Dixon, Paul. "Guns first, talks later: Neoconservatives and the Northern Ireland peace process." The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 39.4 (2011): 649-676.

10. Berman, Nathaniel. "But the Alternative Is Despair: European Nationalism and the Modernist Renewal of International Law." Harv. L. Rev. 106 (1992): 1792.
5th Session Citizenship

1. Bosniak, Linda. The citizen and the alien: dilemmas of contemporary membership. Princeton University Press, 2008.

2. Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman, Return of the Citizen: A Survey of Recent Work on Citizenship Ethics, Vol. 104, No. 2 (Jan., 1994), pp. 352-38;

3. Peter J. Spiro, Book Review: Citizenship Dilemma Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U. S. History by Rogers M. Smith, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 3 (Feb., 1999), pp. 597-639;

4. Bosniak, Linda. "Multiple nationality and the Post-national transformation of citizenship." Va. J. Int'l L. 42 (2001): 979.

5. Shachar, Ayelet. "Religion, State, and the Problem of Gender: New Modes of Citizenship and Governance in Diverse Societies." McGill LJ 50 (2005): 49.

6. Shachar, Ayelet. Children Of A Lesser State: Sustaining Global Inequality Through Citizenship Laws. New York University School of Law, 2003.

7. Human Rights Watch, They Don’t Own this Place

8. Boas And Dunn Politics Of Conflict In Africa: Autochtony; Citizenship And Conflict

9. Brennan Kraxberger, “Strangers, Indigenes and Settlers: Contested Geographies of Citizenship in Nigeria,” Space and Polity, vol. 9 no. 1 (April 2005)


Sixth Session The Case of Lebanon

1. Moaddel, Mansoor, Jean Kors, and Johan Gärde. "Sectarianism and Counter-Sectarianism in Lebanon." Journal of Conflict Resolution (2013).

2. Rigby, Andrew. "Lebanon: patterns of confessional politics." Parliamentary Affairs 53.1 (2000): 169-180.

3. Seaver, Brenda M. "The Regional Sources of Power‐Sharing Failure: The Case of Lebanon." Political Science Quarterly 115.2 (2000): 247-271.

4. Salamey, Imad. "Failing Consociationalism In Lebanon And Integrative Options." International Journal of Peace Studies 14.1 (2009).

5. Wantchekon, Leonard. "Credible power-sharing agreements: theory with evidence from South Africa and Lebanon." Constitutional Political Economy 11.4 (2000): 339-352.

6. Makdisi, Samir, and Marcus Marktanner. "Trapped by consociationalism: The case of Lebanon." (2009).

7. Farha, Mark. "Demography and Democracy in Lebanon." Mideast Monitor 3.1 (2008).

8. Lijphart, Arend. "Consociation and federation: conceptual and empirical links." Canadian Journal of Political Science 12.03 (1979): 499-516.

9. Maktabi, Rania. "State Formation and Citizenship in Lebanon." Citizenship and the state in the Middle East: approaches and applications (2000): 146.

10. Khoury and Jaulin, Country Report: Lebanon, EUDO Citizenship Observatory, European University Institute

ANTHROPOLOGY OF LAW - Law, Theory, and (Dis)Order In The Postcolony Supervised By Prof. John Comaroff
PART I GENERAL BACKGROUND


  1. Comaroff, John and Simon Roberts. 1981. Rules and Processes: The Cultural Logic of Dispute in an African Context. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.




  1. Moore, Sally Falk. Law as process: An anthropological approach. LIT Verlag Münster, 2000.

  2. Roberts, Simon. Order and dispute: an introduction to legal anthropology. Penguin, 1979.

  3. Von Benda-Beckmann, Franz, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann, and Julia M. Eckert, eds. Rules Of Law And Laws Of Ruling: On The Governance of Law. Ashgate Publishing, 2009.

  4. Moore, Sally F. 1970. Law and Anthropology. In Biennial Review of Anthropology, 1969, ed. B. Siegel.

  5. Collier, Jane 1975. Legal Processes. In Annual Review of Anthropology, 4:121-44.

  6. Chanock, Martin. 1983. Signposts or Tombstones? Reflections on Recent Works on the Anthropology of Law. Law in Context, 1:107-25.

PART II LARGE THEORETICAL QUESTIONS, OLD AND NEW

A. Large Theoretical Questions - Classics (Selected Readings from Sally Falk Moore, Law and Anthropology Reader; and other writings – SM Reader)

1. Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, and Others Asking What is Morally Right: Essays on Natural Law, Ideal Law, and Human Law

i. The International Bill of Rights, Louis Henkin

ii. Culture and Rights, Jane K. Cowan, Marie Benedicte Dembour, and Richard Wilson

2. Charles-Louis Montesquieu: Law as an Expression of a Particular Cultural Complex

i The Spirit of the Law, Charles-Louis Montesquieu

ii Local Knowledge, Clifford Geertz
3. Henry Maine: The Contrast between Archaic Law and Modern Law

i Criticism of Maine's Theory, Norbert Rouland

4 Lewis Henry Morgan: Evolutionist, Ethnographer, Lawyer

i The Historical Place of Property, Lewis Henry Morgan

5. Karl Marx: The Mode of Production at the Base - Law as Part of the Superstructure

i Selected Writings, Karl Marx


6 Emile Durkheim: Collective Consciousnesses and Law

i On Law, Emile Durkheim

ii. Durkheim, Emile. 1969 [1964]. Types of Law in Relation to Types of Social

Solidarity. In Sociology of Law, ed. Vilhelm Aubert. Baltimore: Penguin Books.

iii Disciplinary Power and Subjection, Michael Foucault

iv Law and Society in Modern India, Marc Galanter

v Modernity and Self Identity, Anthony Giddens

7 Max Weber: The Evolution from Irrationality to Rationality in Law

i The Economy and Social Norms, Max Weber

ii. Weber, Max. 1969 [1954]. Rational and Irrational Administration of Justice. In Sociology of Law, ed. Vilhelm Aubert. Baltimore: Penguin Books.

iii The Theory of Communicative Action, Jürgen Habermas

8. Jacques Derrida, 2002 [1989]. The Force of Law: The “Mystical Foundations of Authority.” in Acts of Religion, pp. 262-98.

9. Benjamin, Walter. 1978. Critique of Violence. In Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings. Translated by Edmund Jephcott and edited by Peter Demetz. New York: Schocken Books, pp.277-300.
B. Other large theoretical questions, old and new – Contemporary works

10. On Law and violence and sovereignty

i. Benjamin, Walter. 1978. Critique of Violence. In Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings. Translated by Edmund Jephcott and edited by Peter Demetz. New York: Schocken Books, pp.277-300.

ii. Agamben, Giorgio. 1998. Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life. Stanford: Stanford University Press. pp.1-29, 39-48.

iii. Hansen, Thomas Blom and Finn Stepputat. 2001. Introduction. In States of Imagination: Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State, eds. T. Blom Hansen and F. Stepputat. Durham: Duke University Press.

11. Merry, Sally Engle. Getting justice and getting even: Legal consciousness among working-class Americans. University of Chicago Press, 1990.

12. Susan Silbey, Legal Consciousness

PART III RULES AND PROCESSES



A. Law Without Government

1. Evans-Pritchard, E.E. 1940. The Nuer. In African Political Systems, ed. Meyer Fortes and E.E. Evans Pritchard.

2. Colson, Elizabeth. 1953. Social Control and Vengeance in Plateau Tonga Society. Africa, 23:199-212

3. Crime and Custom in Savage Society, Bronislaw Malinokwski (excerpt in Sally Moore, Law and Anthropology, A Reader)


B. Form, content, and the determination of dispute

  1. Gluckman, Max. 1967. The Judicial Process among the Barotse of Northern Rhodesia, 2nd edition.

  2. Justice and Judgment Among the Tiv, Paul Bohannan (critique in Roberts) (excerpt in Sally More, Law and Anthropology, A Reader)

  3. Comaroff, John and Simon Roberts. 1981. Rules and Processes: The Cultural Logic of Dispute in an African Context. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Chapter 7.

  4. Fallers, Lloyd A. Law without precedent: legal ideas in action in the courts of colonial Busoga. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.


C. Toward A Practical Hermeneutics Of The Law

  1. Geertz, Clifford. 1983. Local Knowledge: Fact and Law in Comparative Perspective. In Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology, C. Geertz. New York: Basic Books, pp.167-234.

  2. Just, Peter. 1986. Let the Evidence Fit the Crime: Evidence, Law, and “Sociological Truth” among the Dou Dongo. American Ethnologist, 13(1):43-61.


PART IV. THE LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF COLONIALISM

A. Background

  1. Chanock, Martin. 1985 Law, Custom, and Social Order: The Colonial Experience in Malawi and Zambia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  2. Moore, Sally Falk. 1986. Social Facts and Fabrications: “Customary” Law on Kilimanjaro. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp.320-329.

  3. Comaroff, John. 2001. Law, Culture, and Colonialism: a foreword. Law and Social Inquiry, 26(2): 101-110.

  4. Merry, Sally. 1991. Law and Colonialism. Law and Society Review, 25(4):889-922.


B. On the Creation of Customary Law

5. Snyder, Francis G. 1982. Colonialism and Legal Form: The Creation of `Customary Law' in Senegal. In Crime, Justice and Underdevelopment, ed. C. Sumner. London: Heinemann.

6. Moore, Sally Falk. 1986. Social Facts and Fabrications: “Customary” Law on Kilimanjaro. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 6 (especially pp.156-167).

7. Mamdani, Mahmood. 1996. Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Chapter 4.


C. Law and the Colonial State

8. Stoler, Ann. 1985. Perceptions of Protest: Defining the Dangerous in Colonial Sumatra. American Ethnologist, 12:642-58.

9. Sweet, C. L. 1982. Inventing Crime: British Colonial Land Policy in Tanganyika. In Crime, Justice and Underdevelopment, ed. C. Sumner. London Heinemann.

10. Comaroff, John. 1998. Reflections on the Colonial State, in South Africa and Elsewhere: fragments, factions, facts and fictions. Social Identities, 4(3):321-361.


D. On Colonial Citizens and Subjects

11. Mamdani, Mahmood. 1996. Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Chapter 1 (especially pp.16-32).

12. Comaroff, John and Jean Comaroff. 1997. Of Revelation and Revolution, Vol. II, The Dialectics of Modernity on a South African Frontier. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Chapter 8.
Part V. POSTCOLONIALITY, LIBERALISM, AND DIFFERENCE

A. Background

1. Hansen, Thomas Blom and Finn Stepputat. 2001. Introduction. In States of Imagination: Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State, eds. T. Blom Hansen and F. Stepputat. Durham: Duke University Press.


B. Law, Disorder, and the Postcolonial State

2. Bayart, Jean-François, Stephen Ellis, and Béatrice Hibou. 1999. The Criminalization of the State in Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Chapter 1.

3. Mbembe, Achille. 2001. On the Postcolony. Berkeley: University of California Press. Chapters 1,2.

4. Comaroff, John and Jean Comaroff. 2006. Law and Disorder in the Postcolony: An Introduction. In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

5. Hirsch Susan F. and M. Lazarus-Black. 1994. Performance and Paradox: Exploring Law’s Role in Hegemony and Resistance. In Contested States: Law, Hegemony and Resistance, eds. M. Lazarus-Black and S. F. Hirsch. New York: Routledge, pp.1-13.

6. Hirsch, Susan. 1994. Khadi’s Courts as Complex Sites of Resistance: The State, Islam, and Gender in Postcolonial Kenya. In Contested States: Law, Hegemony and Resistance, eds. M. Lazarus-Black and S. F. Hirsch. New York: Routledge.

7. Renner, Karl 1969 [1949]. The Development of Capitalist Property and the Legal Institutions Complementary to the Property Norm. In Sociology of Law, ed. Vilhelm Aubert. Baltimore: Penguin Books.

C. On Liberalism, Law, and the Problem of Culture : analytic themes

7. Geschiere, Peter. 2006 Witchcraft and the Limits of the Law: Cameroon and South Africa. In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, eds. J. Comaroff and J.L Comaroff. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

8. Sieder, Rachel. 2001. Rethinking Citizenship: Reforming the Law in Postwar Guatemala. In States of Imagination: Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State, eds. T. Blom Hansen and F. Stepputat. Durham: Duke University Press.

9. Comaroff, Jean and John Comaroff. 2003. Reflections on Liberalism, Policulturalism, and ID-ology: Citizenship and Difference in South Africa. Social Identities 9(4):445-74.

10. Comaroff, John and Jean Comaroff 2004. Criminal Justice, Cultural Justice: The Limits of Liberalism and the Pragmatics of Difference in the New South Africa. American Ethnologist, 31(2): 188-204.
Part VI. THE FUTURE


  1. Certainties Undone: Fifty Turbulent Years of Legal Anthropology, 1949-1999
    Sally Falk Moore in Sally More, Law and Anthropology, A Reader

  2. Comaroff, Jean, and John L. Comaroff. "Theory from the South: Or, how

Euro-America is evolving toward Africa." Anthropological Forum. Vol. 22. No. 2. Routledge, 2012.

  1. Comaroff, Jean, and John L. Comaroff. Law and Disorder in the Postcolony

  2. Comaroff, Jean, and John L. Comaroff. Ethnicity Inc.



Additional readings:

1. Sujit Choudhry, After the Rights Revolution: Bills of Rights in the Post-conflict State

2. Tom Ginsburg, Zachary Elkins, and Justin Blount, Does the Process of Constitution-Making Matter?

3. Said Arjomand, Islamic Constitutionalism




LEGAL AND SOCIAL THEORY - Law; Governance and Society Supervised By Prof. Duncan Kennedy
First Session

1. Karl Marx, The Jewish Question, 1843



Background

2. The Left’s Advice to the Jews – Assimilate and Stop Being Jewish, Engage

3. Hal Draper, Marx and the Economic-Jew Stereotype (1977)

4. Richard Webster, E.P Thompson and the Althusserian Locusts: an exercise in practical criticism, 1982


Second Session

1. Friedrich Carl von Savigny, System of the Modern Roman Law, 1867



Background

2. Duncan Kennedy, Savigny’s Family/Patrimony Distinction and its Place in the Global Genealogy of Classical Legal Thought


Third Session

1. Rudolf Jhering, Law As a Means to An End


Fourth Session

1. Wesley Hohfeld, “Some Fundamental Legal Concepts as Applied to Judicial Reasoning” 23 Yale Law Journal, 16 1913



Background

2. Singer, Joseph William. The Legal Rights Debate in Analytical Jurisprudence from Bentham to Hohfeld, 1982 Wisconsin Law Review 975.


Fifth Session

1. Duncan Kennedy, Three Globalizations of Law and Legal Thought, 2006



Background

2. Duncan Kennedy, Towards a Historical Understanding of Legal Consciousness

3. Aya Gruber, Duncan Kennedy’s Third Globalization, Criminal Law and the Spectacle, Comparative Law Review, Vol. 3 (2012)
Sixth Session

1. Eric Wolf, Europe and the People Without History, 1982


Seventh Session

1. P.T Bauer, West African Trade: A Study of Competition, Oligopoly and Monopoly in a Changing Economy, 1954

2. Kenneth Onwuka Dike, Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta 1830-1885: An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria (1956)

Background

3. Yusufu Bala Usman, History and Its Challenges To the People and Politics of Africa in the 21st Century, 1999

4. G.I Jones, Kenneth Onwuka Dike, Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta 1830-1885: An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria, A Review
Eight Session

1. Antonio Gramsci, Selections From the Prison Notebooks, 1891-1937

2. Partha Chatterjee, The Nation and Its Fragments, 1993

Background

3. Susan Silbey, Legal Consciousness



4. Mahmoud Mamdani, Citizen and Subject, Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism
General Background Texts

  1. Mahmoud Mamdani, Citizen and Subject, Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism

  2. Achille Mbembe, "On the Postcolony", edited by The Regents of the University of California (2000)

  3. Benedict. Anderson, Imagined Communities. Revised and extended edition. London: Verso, 1991.

  4. Edward Said, Orientalism. New York, NY: Pantheon, 1978.

  5. Edward Said: A Critical Reader. Edited by Michael Sprinkler. Oxford: Basil Blackball, 1992.




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