States’ attempts to appropriate and configure particular lands are challenged by opposing forces that seek to re-appropriate them and to create alternative counter spaces.
Concepts developed with particular meanings in a non-human rights context can enter into a dedicated human rights domain, with particular consequences.
The promises of increased effectiveness, inclusivity and fairness in a human rights based approach response to climate change is questioned.
Charlesworth and Chinkin revisit their ground-breaking feminist analysis of international law.
“You’ve got lawyers, political scientists, philosophers and anthropologists, and I think you need that breadth of expertise to come to grips with something as complicated as ‘why torture?’