We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse this repository, you give consent for essential cookies to be used. You can read more about our Privacy and Cookie Policy.

Durham Research Online
You are in:

Carl Schmitt’s Völkerrechtliche Grossraumordnung.

Stirk, P. M. R. (1999) 'Carl Schmitt’s Völkerrechtliche Grossraumordnung.', History of political thought., 20 (2). pp. 357-374.


Carl Schmitt's work on the international order during the Second World War has been comparatively neglected. There is, however, a strong connection between Schmitt's understanding of political concepts and the nature of the political and his writings on the international order. In order to understand those writings and the contemporary response that they provoked it is necessary to set them in the context of the dilemmas of Nazi occupation policy. This article concludes that Schmitt failed to resolve those dilemmas but also that his attempt to solve them reveals the deficiency of Schmitt's understanding of the nature of political concepts.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:
Full text:Full text not available from this repository.
Publisher Web site:
Record Created:12 Mar 2009
Last Modified:08 Apr 2009 16:34

Social bookmarking: del.icio.usConnoteaBibSonomyCiteULikeFacebookTwitterExport: EndNote, Zotero | BibTex
Look up in GoogleScholar | Find in a UK Library