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The Airspace Tribunal: Double Special Issue

Illingworth, Shona and Hoskins, Andrew, eds. (2020) The Airspace Tribunal: Double Special Issue. Digital War, . ISSN 2662-1975. (Submitted) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:84671)

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Abstract

In little more than 100 years, humans have radically transformed the sky: chemically, territorially and militarily. In this increasingly contested space, technological developments are accelerating the transformation. New forms of military and commercial exploitation are increasing the disparity of power between those who dominate airspace and outer space, and the billions of people on the ground affected by the impacts.

Conceived by Shona Illingworth and Nick Grief the Airspace Tribunal considers the case for and against the recognition of a new human right to protect the freedom to live without physical or psychological threat from above. Drawing on wide expertise and experience, it engages the public in discussion and seeks to challenge the narrow terms by which airspace is represented and defined in law. The hearings consider the changing environmental, cultural, social, psychological, political, military and historical definition, perception and composition of airspace. Its members (‘judges’) are an invited cross-section of the general public who are involved as participants in this initiative, challenging the traditional state-centric view of how international law is created.

This double special issue includes transcripts of the hearings, peer reviewed papers by speakers and artworks.

Item Type: Edited Journal
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
H Social Sciences
K Law
N Visual Arts
Q Science
U Military Science
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Shona Illingworth
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2020 08:54 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2021 13:37 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/84671 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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