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- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Frank Vibert examines the fundamental issues involved in attempts to rethink international institutions and their rule making procedures. He analyses the basic problems with the existing system and the main approaches to its reform. The book repudiates the idea that there are any simple institutional 'fixes' for current problems, such as relying on... more...
- 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...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 55.00
The rule of law has been celebrated as "an unqualified human good" and promoted around the world to secure economic development and political freedom. Yet there is considerable disagreement about just what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or extension of the rule of law, are they advocating a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 140.00
Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyze the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship to economic and democratic development, challenging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law considers the intersection of these terms in the historical development of what has come to be known as the ?rule of law?. The separation of governmental powers, checks and balances, and judicial independence signified something entirely new in the way in which politics was imagined and practiced. This ?rule... 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...