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The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Susan Marks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

The promotion of democracy is today a familiar feature of foreign policy, and an accepted part of the activities of international organizations. Should international law join in this move to promote ... More


International Law and the Project of Cosmopolitan Democracy

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers how current proposals for a norm of democratic governance might be rearticulated to meet the concerns to which they give rise. The first part describes efforts to bring about ... More


International Law and the ‘Liberal Reυolution’

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter outlines the thesis that a right to democratic governance and democratic standard of government legitimacy today belong in international law. It summarizes the responses of those who ... More


Limits of the Liberal Revolution I: Low Intensity Democracy

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the notion of democratic governance that underpins the democratic norm thesis. The first part outlines in greater detail the argument as to the prevalence and consequences of a ... More


Introduction

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the emergence of a ‘norm of democratic governance’ in international law. It then outlines the purpose of the book, which is to determine ... More


Afterword: Critical Knowledge

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to render explicit the evaluative standards that have animated the arguments in this book. It clarifies and justifies the approach adopted to the question of ‘which facts matter ... More


Transparency and Opacity in the Law: An Introduction

Martha Merrill, Austin Sarat, and Lawrence Douglas

in The Secrets of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782593
eISBN:
9780804783903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782593.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores the importance of transparency to democratic governance, the moral ambiguity of both guarding and revealing secrets, and the opacity that may be a precondition for transparency. It ... More


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