The Borders of Justice

Edited by Étienne Balibar, Sandro Mezzadra, and Ranabir Samaddar
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224 pages
6 x 9

Exploring the limits of and contradictions of transitional justice

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Table of Contents

Editors’ Introduction 1. Justice and Equality: A Political Dilemma? Pascal, Plato, Marx - Étienne Balibar 2. Global Justice and Politics: On the Transition from the Normative to the Political Level - Francisco Naishtat 3. Traversing the Borders of Liberalism: Can There Be a Liberal Multiculturalism? - Juha Rudanko 4. The Long March from the Margins: Subaltern Politics, Justice, and Nature in Postcolonial India - Subir Sinha 5. Struggles of Justice: Political Discourses, Experiences, and Claims - Emmanuel Renault 6. Aestheticizing Law into Justice: The Fetus in a Divided Planet - Anirban Das 7. The Justice-Seeking Subject - Ranabir Samaddar 8. Law’s Internationalization and Justice for the Citizens and Noncitizens in France - Jean-Louis Halpérin 9. Borderscapes of Differential Inclusion: Subjectivity and Struggles on the Threshold of Justice’s Excess - Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson Contributors Index

About the Author(s)

Étienne Balibar is Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California at Irvine. He is the author of numerous books including We the People of Europe? Reflections of Transnational Citizenship, and Politics and the Other Scene.

Sandro Mezzadra is Associate Professor of the Political Theory at the University of Bologna. He has published extensively on the subjects of citizenship, migration and postcolonialism. He is co-editor (with Andrea Fumagalli) of Crisis in the Global Economy: Financial Markets, Social Struggles, and New Political Scenarios.

Ranabir Samaddar, earlier a professor of South Asian Studies, is now the Director of Calcutta Research Group, and founder-editor of the journal Refugee Watch. He is the author of several books on the subjects of post-colonialism, India and Politics, including The Marginal Nation and The Emergence of the Political Subject.


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