Title

Reconceptualizing Law and Politics in the Transnational: Constitutional and Legal Pluralist Approaches

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2009

Source Publication

Socio-Legal Review. Volume 5 (2009), p. 21-39.

Abstract

Despite the apparent fluidity that characterizes this historical moment as well as this moment in legal scholarship, this paper argues that there is also an enduring rigidity that is found in the persistence of a modernist conception of law. It is revealed in debates surrounding transnational constitutionalism, which even as they purport to transcend the nation-state, cannot escape some forms of reinscription of the relation between law and a centralized sovereign authority.

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