Newness, Imperialism, and International Legal Reform in Our Time: A Twail Perspective
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 43, pp. 171-191, 2005
11 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Date Written: 2005
We can only speak to these critical events ... as they unfold before our own eyes, from our own unhappy situatedness; the Clio's couch, the disengagement that only distance may bring, is not for us the gift of time. We have to struggle, as best we can, to make sense of current developments, amidst ever menacing forms of infliction of traumatic human suffering. This struggle is necessary, especially in an emergent global milieu rife with what early Habermas was to name as "systematically distorted communication."
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