ch. 1. After the future : enclosures, connections, politics / R.B.J. Walker chapter 2. "Tainted by contingency" : retelling the story of international law / Nicholas Onuf ch. 3. Reframingthe legal agenda of world order in the course of a turbulent century / Richard Falk ch. 4. The ideas of 1989 : the origins of the concept of global civil society / Mary Kaldor ch. 5. Overcoming the dysfunction of the bifurcated global system : the promise of a peoples assembly / Andrew L. Strauss ch. 6. Orders of inhumanity / Jayan Nayar ch. 7. From modernization to democratization : the political economy of the "new" international law / Balakrishnan Rajagopal ch. 8. In pursuit of the "body politic" : ethics, spirituality, and diaspora / Lester Edwin J. Ruiz chapter 9. Conflict, convergence, or coexistence? The relevance of culture in reframing world order / Jacinta O'Hagan chapter 10. Feminist futures : contesting the political / Karena Shaw.