Routledge Book series on the Politics of Transnational Law
This new interdisciplinary series explores the changing dynamics between politics and law in a globalizing world. These dynamics illustrate the growing importance and vitality of cross disciplinary research that transcends traditional disciplinary divides, domains and categories. Focused on the ‘Politics of Transnational Law’, this series provides a platform for studies that critically reflect on the interplay between politics and law as international and transnational practices. It investigates the heterogeneous landscape of contemporary law-making, and the different kinds of politics this global ordering relates to.
The Politics of Transnational Law series is unique in being endorsed and promoted by both the law and politics divisions of Routledge.
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Focused on the ‘Politics of Transnational Law’, the series seeks to explore how this ‘politics’ is not a singular concept or given domain, but can entail very different kinds of politics – from e.g. strategic invocation of the law, to (historical) processes of global ordering by law, to the production of meaning through articulating the law, to invoking universal or cosmopolitan norms as basis for global governance. Globalisation intersects with these processes by changing the playing field from a state-centric international to a more pluralist transnational one, with heterogeneous practices of law-making and norm development, concerning a broader scope of subjects than states as the traditional creators and bearers of international law.
Hence it is both a thematic focus (interplay between law and politics in the globalised realm) and critical reflection that ties the contributions to the series together. It follows that there is a strong interdisciplinary focus to the series, and in addition to the relationship between law and politics as international and transnational practices, the series is open to contributions which reflect upon the relationship between IL and IR as disciplines and that addresses the methodological aspects of interdisciplinary research.
Jeffrey Dunoff (Temple University)
Fleur Johns (University of New South Wales)
Friedrich Kratochwil (Central European University)
Anna Leander (Copenhagen Business School)
Cecelia Lynch (University of California, Irvine)
Gregor Noll (University of Lund)
Sarah Nouwen (Lauterpacht Centre for International Law)
Nikolas Rajkovic (Tilburg University)