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The Anti-Neutral Suit: International Legal Futurists, 1914-2017

Parfitt, Rose Sydney (2017) The Anti-Neutral Suit: International Legal Futurists, 1914-2017. London Review of International Law, 5 (1). pp. 87-123. ISSN 2050-6325. E-ISSN 2050-6333. ( (KAR id:62620)

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The WWI artefact examined here is the Anti-Neutral Suit, designed in 1914 by the Futurist artist Giacomo Balla. Juxtaposing the Suit's materiality against that of some present-day anti-neutral outfits, I suggest that international law's most important (individual, collective) subjects are not, in fact, definitively peaceable and egalitarian but rather violently expansionist.

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Uncontrolled keywords: Anti-Neutral Suit, Giacomo Balla, Futurism, materiality
Subjects: H Social Sciences
K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Rose Parfitt
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2017 10:25 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:47 UTC
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