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Necessary fictions: indigenous claims and the humanity of rights

Fitzpatrick, P. (2010) Necessary fictions: indigenous claims and the humanity of rights. Working Paper. Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK.

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Abstract

Indigenous right insistently challenges the surpassing arrogations of sovereign right. In so doing, it affirms dimensions of being-together denied or stunted in sovereign modes of political formation. This force of Indigenous right is amplified here through legal and literary instantiations. These, in turn, uncover the continuously created and fictional quality of rights, revealing them to be necessary fictions.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Additional Information: Without abstract
Keyword(s) / Subject(s): fictions, humanity, indigenous rights
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Law
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2010 10:19
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2013 13:34
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/959

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