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Taking on the Technicalities of International Law: Practice, Description, Critique

Sullivan, Gavin (2017) Taking on the Technicalities of International Law: Practice, Description, Critique. American Journal of International Law, 111 . pp. 181-186. ISSN 0002-9300. E-ISSN 2161-7953. (doi:10.1017/aju.2017.51) (KAR id:62569)

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Abstract

By laboring underneath the radar of formal law, using a diverse array of conceptual tools and working from material disregarded by mainstream legal scholarship, Fleur Johns’ research has consistently opened up novel ways of grappling with international legal problems. The article at the focal point of this symposium continues to push the envelope of international legal studies. It sheds light on how the rise of Big Data and algorithmic decisionmaking is transforming international authority. It also speaks to the increasing deformalization of international law. Examining the mundane practices of global governance may sound unrevealing to some. But Johns shows how this approach can yield important insights into international law's operations and effects.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/aju.2017.51
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sian Robertson
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2017 13:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:47 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/62569 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Sullivan, Gavin: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2328-7860
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