Who Happens Here? Ethical Responsibility, Subjectivity, and Corporeality: Self-Accounts in the Archive of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) of Iraq

No Foundations: Journal of Extreme Legal Positivism, Vol. 8, pp. 71-122, 2011

53 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2012

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Matilda Arvidsson

University of Gothenburg - Department of Law

Date Written: May 08, 2011

Abstract

Drawing on Butler and Laplanche this article inquires into the possibility of ethical responsibility for legal subjects, and subjects who temporarily embody legal subjectivities of an extraordinary character. The particular focus is on the subject of the administrator of the CPA during the belligerent occupation of Iraq 2003-2004, and the man L. Paul Bremer III who embodied the administrator during the time of the administrator's existence.

Keywords: coalition provisional authority (CPA), international law of belligerent occupation, subjectivity, ethical responsibility, Butler, Laplanche

Suggested Citation

Arvidsson, Matilda, Who Happens Here? Ethical Responsibility, Subjectivity, and Corporeality: Self-Accounts in the Archive of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) of Iraq (May 08, 2011). No Foundations: Journal of Extreme Legal Positivism, Vol. 8, pp. 71-122, 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2087396

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