Legality vs. Legitimacy of Counterterrorism Policies

Legality vs. Legitimacy of Counterterrorism Policies

Summary from the reading: –Richard Falk, “Introduction: Legality and Legitimacy: Necessities and Problematics of Exceptionalism”, in Richard Falk, Mark Juergensmeyer & Vesselin Popovski (editors), Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012); pp. 3-44. –Andrew Joseph Loomis, “Legitimacy Norms as Change Agents: Examining the Role of the Public Voice”, in Richard Falk, Mark Juergensmeyer & Vesselin Popovski (editors), Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012); pp. 72-90. –Amy Bartholomew, “Defending Legality in the Age of Empire’s Law”, in Richard Falk, Mark Juergensmeyer & Vesselin Popovski (editors), Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012); pp. 92-126. –Vesselin Popovski & Nicholas Turner, “Conclusion: Legitimacy as Complement and Corrective to Legality”, in Richard Falk, Mark Juergensmeyer & Vesselin Popovski (editors), Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 439-450.