Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 17:23:54 EDT
Howard and others: Do you know anything about this book? In solidarity, Jerry ========================================================= Now available from Haymarket Books in paperback in English for the first time! Between Equal Rights A Marxist Theory of International Law by China Miéville "China Miéville's brilliantly original book is an indispensable guide for anyone concerned with international law. It is the most comprehensive scholarly account available of the central theoretical debates about the foundations of international law. It offers a guide for the lay reader into the central texts in the field." --Peter Gowan, Professor, International Relations, London Metropolitan University. "The most sophisticated Left critique of international law available today as well as one of the most significant contributions to the theory and history of international law I have read. It raises the debate about law's role in a globalized world order to a completely new level." --Martti Koskenniemi, Director, Erik Castren Institute of International Law, University of Helsinki "We have waited a long time for a comprehensive and progressive critique of international law. Miéville proves the wait was worth it." --Anthony Chase, Nova Southeastern University Law Center Miéville critically examines existing theories of international law and offers a compelling alternative Marxist view. Drawing on a critical history of international law from the sixteenth century to the present day, Miéville argues that international law is fundamentally constituted by the violence of imperialism. China Miéville, PhD, International Relations, London School of Economics, is an independent researcher and an award-winning novelist. His novel Perdido Street Station won the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Haymarket Books Political Science & Government ISBN: 1931859337 Trade Paper: 6 x 9, 380 pages Price: $18.00 Distributed in: Canada & the United States Pub Date: :05/01/2006 http://www.cbsd.com/inventory.aspx?id=19039 http://haymarketbooks.org/ Available in the United Kingdom from Pluto Books http://www.plutobooks.com/ Hardcover edition available from Brill: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=10&pid=11543 About the Historical Materialism Book Series: Series editors: Paul Blackledge (Leeds), Sébastien Budgen (Paris), Michael Krätke (Amsterdam), Stathis Kouvelakis (London), Marcel van der Linden (Amsterdam), China Miéville (London), Paul Reynolds (Lancashire), Peter Thomas (Amsterdam). More than ten years after the disappearance of Marxism as a (supposed) state ideology, a need for a serious and long-term book publishing programme on Marxism has risen. Subjected to the whims of fashion, most contemporary publishers have abandoned any of the systematic production of Marxist theoretical work that they may have indulged in during the 1970s and early 1980s. The Historical Materialism Book Series addresses this great gap with original monographs, translated texts and reprints of "classics."
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