Volume 15 (2004)

Symposium on Law and Anthropology: An Interrelationship of Fantasies and Utopias

Martti Koskenniemi
Introduction | 5

Annelise Riles
Anthropology, Human Rights and Legal Knowledge: Culture in the Iron Cage | 9

Reetta Toivanen
Human Rights: A Stumbling Block for the Anthropologist or How Should We Deal with Culture? | 39

Timo Kallinen
‘My Solemn Responsibilities to My People’: Traditional Rulers and Post-Colonial State in Ghana | 61

Samuli Seppänen
Narcissistic Law: Legal Fictions and the Law of the People’s Republic of China | 83

Basak Cali
Bargaining Transnationalism: The European Court of Human Rights | 111

Peter Fitzpatrick
‘We Know What It Is When You Do Not Ask Us’: The Unchallengeable Nation | 129

Amy Levine
Risking Ethics | 149


Meltem Aslan
Secure State, Insecure People: Turkey’s Freedom of Expression Problem | 177

Veijo Heiskanen
Death of the Layman: The Legacy of Deconstruction and the Philosophy of International Law | 233

Stiina Löytömäki
Law and the Global Phenomenon of Righting Old Wrongs | 273

Katja Nieminen
The Rules of Attribution and the Private Military Contractors at Abu Ghraib: Private Acts or Public Wrongs? | 289

Stephan Wittich
Non-Material Damage and Monetary Reparation in International Law | 321

Book Reviews & Review Articles

Gerry Simpson, Great Powers and Outlaw States: Unequal Sovereigns in the International Legal Order (Gerrit Gong) | 371

Ole Spiermann, International Legal Argument in the Permanent International Court of Justice: The Rise of the International Judiciary (Jan Klabbers) | 373

Rüdiger Wolfrum and Nele Matz, Conflicts in International Environmental Law (Timo Koivurova) | 381

David Kennedy, The Dark Sides of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism (Päivi Leino) | 384

Anne-Marie Slaughter, A New World Order; John Murphy, The United States and the Rule of Law; Alex Callinico, The New Mandarins of American Power: The Bush Administration’s Plans for the World (Gerry Simpson) | 395

New Finnish Doctoral Dissertations in International Law

James Summers
The Idea of the People: The Right of Self-Determination, Nationalism and the Legitimacy of International Law (lectio praecursoria, 11 December 2004) | 404

Statement by Karen Knop | 410

Päivi Leino
Particularity as Universality: The Politics of Human Rights in the European Union (lectio praecursoria, 23 April 2005) | 418

Statement by Marise Cremona | 424

Recent Developments and State Practice

Juha Rainne
Elements of Finnish Practice 2003 and 2004 | 435