Download e-book for kindle: A Theory of Contestation by Antje Wiener

By Antje Wiener

ISBN-10: 364255234X

ISBN-13: 9783642552342

ISBN-10: 3642552358

ISBN-13: 9783642552359

The Theory of Contestation advances serious norms study in diplomacy. It scrutinises the makes use of of ‘contestation’ in diplomacy theories with reference to its descriptive and normative strength. for that reason, severe investigations into diplomacy are carried out in keeping with 3 considering instruments from public philosophy and the social sciences: The normativity premise, the range premise and cultural cosmopolitanism. The ensuing concept of contestation involves 4 major gains, specifically forms of norms, modes of contestation, segments of norms and the cycle of contestation. the speculation distinguishes among the primary of contestedness and the perform of contestation and argues that, if contestedness is authorised as a meta-organising precept of world governance, standard entry to contestation for all concerned stakeholders will increase valid governance within the international realm.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Theory of Contestation PDF

Similar constitutional law books

The Constitutionalist Revolution: An Essay on the History of - download pdf or read online

An cutting edge account of English constitutional rules from the mid-fifteenth century to the time of Charles I, displaying how the emergence of grand claims for universal legislation, the country's unusual unwritten criminal method, formed England's cultural improvement. notwithstanding he doesn't forget the function of narrowly spiritual disagreements, Cromartie brings out the way in which that 'religious' and 'secular' values got here to be heavily intertwined: to nearly all of Charles's matters, the rights of the clergy and the king have been felony rights; the institutional constitution of Church and kingdom used to be an expression of monarchical energy, obedience to the king and to the legislations used to be a non secular responsibility.

Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform - download pdf or read online

At a time whilst crusade finance reform is greatly seen as synonymous with cleansing up Washington and selling political equality, Bradley Smith, a nationally famous professional on crusade finance reform, argues that every one restrict on crusade giving can be eradicated. In Unfree Speech, he offers a daring, convincing argument for the repeal of legislation that keep watch over political spending and contributions, contending that they violate the fitting to unfastened speech and eventually slash electorate' energy.

Get Textbook on Administrative Law PDF

The 7th version of Textbook on Administrative legislation has been considerably revised and up-to-date to supply a concise and topical account of this fast-moving quarter of legislation. The guiding subject matter of this acclaimed textbook is how responsibility is accomplished via a 'grievance chain' comprising Parliament, casual equipment of dispute solution, ombudsmen, tribunals, and, really, via the courts via judicial assessment.

Download e-book for kindle: Reason of State: Law, Prerogative and Empire by Thomas Poole

This traditionally embedded remedy of theoretical debates approximately prerogative and cause of nation spans over 4 centuries of constitutional improvement. beginning with the English Civil struggle and the constitutional theories of Hobbes and the Republicans, it strikes via eighteenth-century arguments over jealousy of exchange and advertisement cause of kingdom to early imperial matters and the nineteenth-century debate at the legislative empire, to martial legislation and twentieth-century articulations of the kingdom on the finish of empire.

Additional info for A Theory of Contestation

Example text

E. e. universal and normatively given). In turn, the distinction on the horizontal axis notes whether norms are approached from a ‘community ontology’ or from a ‘diversity ontology’. From these cross-references to normativity and ontological preference four central distinctions are notable regarding the functions ascribed to norms: First, the conventional constructivist approach in the first quadrant derives the role and recognition of norms from their community environment and the respective normative order that guides that community.

This complexity defies the norms conception which is derived from the community ontology standpoint. However, in doing so, it opens up new angles of contestation. After all, as the conceptual frontier of normativity is crossed, the likelihood of norm conflict grows. 16 As globalisation has turned border crossing into a more widely and regularly shared practice in 21st century international relations, the right to visit (albeit not the right to stay, or, for that matter, the right to be welcomed or served) other places has become an important pre-condition for entering into interactions with others.

The first stage is identified as the constituting stage of norm generation. At this stage a norm’s formal validity is most likely to be contested. The involved actors are most likely to be constitutive powers or their representatives who bestow formal validity to selected norms by signing inter-national treaties. The second stage is identified as the referring stage. At this stage the social recognition of a norm is most likely to be contested. At this stage any type of agent acting in a societally structured context of a community making habitual reference to common socially recognised norms or rules will refer to norms without contestation.

Download PDF sample

A Theory of Contestation by Antje Wiener


by Thomas
4.0

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 41 votes