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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 144.95
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...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
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...
- 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...
- Europa Law Publishing 2009; US$ 115.00
The process of fragmentation of the international legal order and the absence of constitutional devices governing the connections between the various legal regimes can be reduced to a rational picture only through the activity of the judges. Against this background, the judges play a crucial role in creating connections between legal regimes and proceedings. more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00
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 2011; US$ 44.95
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 book will be invaluable for all those engaged in research and the postgraduate study of socio-legal and constitutional studies, and early modern and modern history. more...
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2010; US$ 15.99
"Over the past decade, Carothers has established himself as the leading U.S. expert on democracy promotion. He is a powerful critic not only of the nuts-and-bolts of democracy assistance but also of U.S. grand strategy overall."?SAIS Review Promoting the rule of law has become a major part of Western efforts to spread democracy and market economics... more...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 160.00
Challenging the dominant rhetoric of international rule of law operations, this work reasserts the centrality of the community in building its own relationship with law, counselling military interveners to refocus exclusively on restoring security using their extraordinary powers under international law. more...