Macbeth’s three witches: Capitalism, common good, and international law

Singh, Prabhakar (2012) Macbeth’s three witches: Capitalism, common good, and international law. Oregon Review of International Law, 14 (1). pp. 47-84.

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My Article's aim is quite modest. It begins with the normative politics of human versus citizen in the age of globalization and the proliferation of technology. Today there are varied accounts of common good that render the international political community open to the accounts of international law. Ideally speaking, laws are made with an aim to protect and promote common good. However, this is not to say that international law promotes global common good automatically. Unfortunately, the very idea of a common good is fettered to a sovereign and so long as a sovereign works to promote its own citizens' common good, it does not have to worry about the common good of the humans beyond its boundaries. This is the essence of sovereignty within international law.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Globalization | Technology | Sovereignty
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Subhajit Bhattacharjee
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2022 09:49
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2022 09:49
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