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The Promise of Solid Ground: Arab Territorial Disputes and the Discourse of International Law

Burgis-Kasthala, Michelle


Why have Arab states chosen to solidify their boundaries through International Court of Justice (ICJ) adjudication? What patterns of discourse emerge in reading the pleadings and what can we conclude more broadly about international law's legitimacy in this 'post' colonial era? The following article demonstrates the value of applying critical methodologies to territorial adjudication. In particular, the article reveals how the dichotomy between law and politics is the central linguistic device...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: International Community Law Review
DOI: 10.1163/187197408X278251


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