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ETHICS OF SCALE: RELOCATING POLITICS
AFTER LIBERATION

Introduction
Jesse Weaver Shipley
Haverford College




T   he essays in this volume are concerned with theorizing changing insti-
    tutional and embodied forms of power in this post-liberation epoch.
The end of apartheid in South Africa symbolized for many the final con-
quest over explicit oppression. As romanticized celebrations of successful
liberation faded and promised hopes for change became mired in webs of
inequality, the language of liberalization emerged as hegemoni
				
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Description: [...] Clarke addresses how international networks of law and discourses of rights are in tension with local and national obligations and rights. Clarke shows how international legal and human rights frameworks shape how individuals and collectivities become liable for various kinds of violence, not based upon universal principles but rather on the pragmatics of international access to natural resources.
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