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Selected recent publications

Books (a selection)

  • (2010) with Golder, B. (eds.) Foucault and Law , Ashgate
  • (2009) with Golder, B. Foucault’s Law, Routledge
  • (2008) Law as Resistance: Modernism, Imperialism, Legalism, Ashgate
  • (2004) with Tuiit, P. (eds.) Critical Beings: Law, Nation and the Global Subject, Ashgate
  • (2001) Modernism and the Grounds of Law, Cambridge University Press
  • (2002) The Mythology of Modern Law, Taylor & Francis (reprint of Routledge book 1992)

Articles (a selection)

Chapters in edited collections (a selection)

  • (forthcoming)“Necessary deceptions: Kafka and the Mystery of Law” in Aristodemou, M., Macmillan, F & Tuitt, P. (eds.) Crime Fiction and the Law, Routledge: Birkbeck Law Press
  • (2012) ‘Foucault’s other law’ in Golder, B (ed.) Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rights, Routledge
  • (2012) ‘Surpassing Sovereignty’ in Evans, J., Genovese, A., Reilly, A. & Wolfe, P (eds.) 'Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility' University of Hawai’i Press
  • (2012) 'Imperial Ends' in Swiffen, A. & Nichols, J. (eds.) End(s) of History: Questioning the Stakes of Historical Reason, Routledge
  • (2012) 'Reading slowly: the law of literature and the literature of law', in Buchanan, B., Motha, S. & Pahuja, S (eds.) Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations, Routledge
  • (2010) ‘Latin Roots: The Force of International Law as Event’, in Pahuja, S., Joyce, R. & Johns, F. (eds.) Events – The Force of International Law, Routledge
  • (2009) ‘Making Difference: Modernity and the Political Formations of Death’, in Ogletree (Jr), C. J. & Sarat, A. (eds.) The Road to Abolition, New York University Press
  • (2010) ‘Leveraging Leviathan’, in Pavlich, G. & Barbour, C. (eds.) After Sovereignty: On the Question of Political Beginnings, Routledge
  • (2009) ‘Finding Normativity: Immigration Policy and Normative Formation’, in Lindahl, H. (ed.) A Right to Inclusion and Exclusion? Normative Thought Lines of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice,  Hart Publishers
  • (2009)‘”What are the gods to us now?”: Secular Theology and the Modernity of Law’, in Legrand, P (ed.) Derrida and Law,  Ashgate
  • (2007) with Joyce, R ‘The Normality of the Exception in Democracy’s Empire’ in Motha, S. (ed.) Democracy’s Empire; Sovereignty, Law, and Violence, Blackwell
  • (2007) with Joyce, R. ‘Copying Right: Cultural Property and the Limits of (Occidental) Law’ in Macmillan, F. (ed.) New Directions in Copyright Volume 4, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2007) ‘The Triumph of a Departed World: Law, Modernity and the Sacred’ in A. Sarat, L. Douglas & M. Umphrey (eds.) Law and the Sacred, Stanford University Press
  • (2005)‘Bare Sovereignty: Homo Sacer and the Insistence of Law’ in A. Norris ed. Politics, Metaphysics and Death: Essays on Giorgio Agamben’s Homo Sacer, Duke University Press
  • (2005)‘In the End, or The Cause of Law’, in A. Sarat & S. Scheingold (eds.) The Worlds Cause Lawyers Make, Stanford University Press
  • (2004)‘Law in the Domains of Death’ in S. Cheng (ed.) Between Reason and Will: Law, Justice, and Power in the Global Age, Stanford University Press
  • (2004)‘Introduction’ in P.Fitzpatrick & P. Tuitt (eds.) Critical Beings: Law, Nation and the Global Subject, Ashgate,
  • (2004)‘Terminal Legality? Human Rights and Critical Being’ in ibid., 119-136.
  • (2004)‘The Immanence of Empire’ in Passavant, P.A. & Dean, J (eds.) Empire’s New Clothes: Reading Hardt and Negri, Routledge
  • (2004) ‘Dominions: Law, Literature, and the Right to Death’ in Hanafin, P., Gearey, A. & Brooker. J (eds.) Law and Literature, Blackwell
  • (2003) ‘Breaking the unity of the world: Savage Sources and Feminine Law’ in Beard, J. & Pahuja, S. (eds.) Divining the Source: Law’s Foundation and the Question of Authority, Griffith University
  • (2002)‘Doctrine of Discovery’ in Goldberg, D.T. & Solomos, J. (eds.) A Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies, Blackwell
  • (2002) ‘Enduring Right’ in Strawson, J (ed.) Law After Ground Zero, Cavendish
  • (2001) 'Tears of the Law: Colonial Resistance and Legal Determination’ in O’Donovan, K. & Rubin, G. (eds.) Human rights and Legal History: Essays in Honour of Brian Simpson, Oxford University Press
  • (2001)‘Why the Law is Also Nonviolent’ in Sarat, A (ed.) Law, Violence and the Possibility of Justice, Princeton University Press
  • (2001)‘Abiding the World: Globalism and the Lex Mercatoria’, in Priban, J. & Nelken, D. (eds.) Law’s New Boundaries: The Consequences of Legal Autopoiesis, Ashgate
  • (2001)‘Terminal Legality: Imperialism and the (De)composition of Law’, in Kirby, D. & Coleborne, C. (eds.) Law History, Colonialism: The Reach of Empire, Manchester University Press

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