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H. Patrick Glenn is the Peter M. Laing Professor of Law, McGill University, Montreal, and a former Director of the McGill Institute of Comparative Law. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and the International Academy of Comparative law. He has been a Killam Research Fellow, a Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Research, a recipient of the Quebec Government's Leon Gerin Prize in the Social Sciences, a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and a holder of the Henry G. Schermers Fellowship of the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law and the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies. His book Legal Traditions of the World (OUP, 4th ed., 2010) received the Grand Prize of the International Academy of Comparative Law. In 2011 he gave the General Course in Private International Law at the Hague Academy of International Law.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Thinking the State Part I: Cosmopolitan Origins 2. Antecedents 3. Persistence Part II: Closure? 4. A Territorial State? 5. A Nation State? Part III: Cosmopolitanism Sustained 6. Common Laws 7. Constitutionalism 8. Institutional Cosmopolitanism Part IV: The Contemporary Cosmopolitan State 9. Globalization, Cosmopolitan Theory, and the State 10. Cosmopolitan Citizens 11. Cosmopolitan Sources I: Constitutionalism 12. Cosmopolitan Sources II: Common Laws 13. Cosmopolitan Sources III: Institutional Cosmopolitanism 14. Cosmopolitan Thought 15. Concluding Remarks Bibliography