Between Consenting Peoples: Political Community and the Meaning of Consent

Between Consenting Peoples: Political Community and the Meaning of Consent

By: Colin M. MacLeod (editor), Jeremy Webber (editor)Hardback

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This book will appeal to students and scholars of political theory, law, history, and Native studies and anyone concerned with the conditions of legitimate governance.

About Author

Jeremy Webber holds the Canada Research Chair in Law and Society at the University of Victoria and is a Trudeau Fellow. Colin M. Macleod is an associate professor of law and philosophy at the University of Victoria. Contributors: Andree Boisselle, David Dyzenhaus, Duncan Ivison, Margaret Moore, Val Napoleon, Janna Promislow, Tim Rowse, James Tully


Introduction 1 The Meanings of Consent / Jeremy Webber Part 1: The Challenges of Consent in Indigenous Contexts 2 Living Together: Gitksan Legal Reasoning as a Foundation for Consent / Val Napoleon 3 "Thou Wilt Not Die of Hunger ... for I Bring Thee Merchandise": Consent, Intersocietal Normativity, and the Exchange of Food at York Factory, 1682-1763 / Janna Promislow 4 The Complexity of the Object of Consent: Some Australian Stories / Tim Rowse Part 2: Reconceiving Consent in Political and Legal Philosophy 5 Indigenous Peoples and Political Legitimacy / Margaret Moore 6 Consent, Legitimacy, and the Foundation of Political and Legal Authority / David Dyzenhaus 7 Consent or Contestation? / Duncan Ivison 8 Beyond Consent and Disagreement: Why Law's Authority is Not Just about Will / Andree Boisselle Concluding Reflections 9 Consent, Hegemony, and Dissent in Treaty Negotiations / James Tully Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818834
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780774818834
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0774818832

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