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International Law’s Objects Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce (eds)*

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 April 2020


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Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018.


1 Jessie Hohmann is Senior Lecturer in Law at Queen Mary University of London. Her previous publications include The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Commentary (ed. Hohmann, Jessie and Weller, Marc, Oxford University Press, 2018)Google Scholar and the critically acclaimed The Right to Housing: Law, Concepts, Possibilities (Hart, Oxford, 2013)Google Scholar. Daniel Joyce is Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney, and an Affiliated Research Fellow at the Erik Castrén Institute, University of Helsinki. He specializes in the study of international law, the media and the web, with recent contributions such as Data Associations in Global Law and Policy” (Big Data & Society, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015Google Scholar), Privacy in the Digital Era: Human Rights Online?” (Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2015)Google Scholar and Media Witness: Human Rights in an Age of Digital Media” (Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 8, 2013)Google Scholar.

2 The online catalogue is available at: For the most recent publications, see: For more information on the research guides, see:

3 As with Alex Mill's “Mosul Four and Iran Six”, named for the ten Kuwait Airways Corporation aircrafts that were seized by Iraq at the time of the Kuwait invasion, which tells the story of how a highly politicized commercial dispute affecting international relations between Iraq and Kuwait was surprisingly taken on by an English Court; and Gerry Simpson's “NM 68226 84912; TQ 30052 80597”, named after two commemorative monuments situated respectively in a Highland village and on Trafalgar Square.

4 International Law's Objects, p. 69.

5 Ibid., Part II, Chap. 20. See argumentation on p. 318 about the world-making power of international law.