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- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00
This book addresses the question of why governments sometimes follow the law and other times choose to evade the law. It interprets the rule of law as a strategic choice of actors with powerful interests, rather than as an exogenous constraint on politicians. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00
This book looks at why it's so difficult to create 'the rule of law' in post-conflict societies and shows how a narrow focus on building institutions such as courts and legislatures misses the more complex cultural issues that affect societal commitment to the values associated with the rule of law. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 35.00
This book explores the history, politics, and theory surrounding the rule of law ideal. It examines the rule of law on a global level, and concludes by answering the question of whether the rule of law is a universal human good. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Addresses issues regarding the relationship between the rule of law and development. This book presents an inquiry into the orthodoxy that the rule of law is the panacea for the world's problems. It charts the progress of law reforms in overall terms and in specific policy areas. It is intended for students in this field. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.95
This volume answers a number of basic questions about this new trend in legal development cooperation: reforms to improve poor people's access to justice and to promote their legal empowerment. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 91.80
In this set of interdisciplinary essays leading scholars discuss the future of the Rule of Law, a concept whose meaning and import has become ever more topical and elusive. Historically the term denoted the idea of 'government limited by law'. It has also come to be equated, more broadly, with certain goods suggested by the idea of legality... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Offering an anthropological perspective, this book explores the changing relations between law and governance, examining how changes in the structure of governance affect the relative social significance of law within situations of legal pluralism. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 122.00
Drawing on historical and comparative analysis of England, France, Germany and the United States, this book offers an approach to public law, defined as the law of the public good. It traces the origins of the res publica to Roman law, and it analyzes the course of its development. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 129.99
This new volume on The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective compares the different conceptions of the rule of law that have developed in different legal cultures. Lawyers and legal scholars from various legal systems describe the social purposes and practical applications of the rule of law, and how it might be improved in the varied circumstances... more...