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Third World Approaches to International Law and the Ghosts of Apartheid

The recently published The Challenge of Human Rights: Past, Present and Future (David Keane and Yvonne McDermott, eds.) contains a chapter by CAICL Research Network member John Reynolds. The chapter, titled “Third World Approaches to International Law and the Ghosts of Apartheid”, argues that the concept and practice of apartheid was central to the post-war evolution of international law. This [chapter] glances back at the recent history of international law through the looking glass of apartheid, and argues for the continuing relevance of its prohibition. The utopian rhetoric of universal rights and freedoms that we narrate into the story of…

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