Locating the Third World in Cultural Geography

Third World Legal Studies - 1998-99, pp. 1-20

12 Pages Posted: 31 Dec 2005

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Balakrishnan Rajagopal

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning

Abstract

Does the Third World exist as a category anymore and if so, does it make any sense? Where is it located? This essay attempts an analysis of this question with a view to reinscribing the idea of the Third World as a political, oppositional category in international relations and international law.

Keywords: International law, Third World, Postcolonial

JEL Classification: K30, K34

Suggested Citation

Rajagopal, Balakrishnan, Locating the Third World in Cultural Geography. Third World Legal Studies - 1998-99, pp. 1-20. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=872435

Balakrishnan Rajagopal (Contact Author)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning ( email )

Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States

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