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(Cambridge University Press, 2018-07) - Book item
(2018) - Journal articleEthnocentrism, it is said, involves believing certain things to be true: that one's culture is superior to others, more deserving of respect, or at the 'centre' of things. On the alternative view defended in this article, ...
(2017) - Journal articleBeyond dealing with wrongdoing and litigation, law has many other functions. It can be designed to make life more predictable, it can facilitate and promote certain actions, it can seek to prevent disputes by laying down ...
(Routledge, 2017-06-07) - Book item
(Routledge, 2017-05-23) - Book itemThis chapter explores the role of power in the theory of global constitutionalism. It draws on the work of Nicholas Onuf, whose launched constructivist IR theory. It borrows from Onuf the idea of rules and rule making, but ...