To download the required readings, please follow this link:
(Course Scanned Extracts, Main Library)
or check the following list (2nd term):
- Zizek, Slavoj (2005) 'Against Human Rights', New Left Review 34
- Ranciere, Jacques (2004) 'Who is the subject of human rights?', South Atlantic Quarterly 103 (2/3)
- Brunkhorst, Hauke (2008) 'The Legitimation Crisis of Human Rights'
- Fine, Robert (2011) 'Dehumanising the dehumanisers: the problem of reversal in human rights discourse', Journal for Global Ethics (special issue on 'Critical Theory and the Language of Violence')
- Hunt, Lynn (2007) Inventing Human Rights Ch2, Ch3, Ch4, Ch5, Int
- Anghi, Antony (2004) 'On Making War on the Terrorist: Imperialism as Self-defence', in Imperialism, Sovereignty and the Making of International Law
- Douzinas, Costas (2007) Human Rights and Empire, Ch1
- Fine, Robert (2010) 'Political Argument and the Legitimacy of International Law'
- Neumann, Franz (1937) 'The Change in the Function of Law in Modern Society'
- Arendt, Hannah (1969) 'Thoughts on Politics and Revolution', in Crises of the Republic
- Poulantzas, Nicos (1978) 'Law and Terror', in State, Power, Socialism
- Kapur, Ratna (2005) Erotic Justice, Ch 4
- Butler, Judith (2008) 'Sexual politics, torture and secular time', British Journal of Sociology 59 (1)
- Fine, Robert (2002) Democracy and the Rule of Law, Ch2 , Ch4, and Ch7
- Fine, Robert (2007) Cosmopolitanism, Ch5 , Ch6
- Marx, Karl (1844) 'On the Jewish Question'
- Pashukanis, Evgeni (1983) Law and Marxism, Ch4
- Thompson, Edward (1976) Whigs and Hunters: The Origins of the Black Act, Conclusion (section 'The Rule of Law')