Wilson Center Experts

Balakrishnan Rajagopal

Public Policy Scholar
Environmental Change and Security Program

Ford International Associate Professor of Law and Development and Director, Program on Human Rights and Justice, Massachusettes Institute of Technology
Wilson Center Project(s):
"Guardians at the Gates: Imperial Judiciaries and the Turn to Rights"
Sep 01, 2006
Dec 01, 2006


Development,Human Rights,International Law


International law; human rights; sustainable development

Major Publications

  • "Counter-hegemonic International Law: Rethinking Human Rights and Development as a Third World Strategy," Third World Quarterly 27, no.5 (forthcoming)
  • "International Law and the Third World,' coeditor with Richard Falk and Jackie Stevens, Special Issue of Third World Quarterly 27, no.5 (2006)
  • International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance (Cambridge University Press, 2003), translated into Spanish by the Latin American Institute for Alternative Legal Services (ILSA), Colombia, 2005; South Asia edition, 2005, by Foundation Press

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