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On the rule of law : history, politics, theory

Author: Brian Z Tamanaha
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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The rule of law is the most important political ideal today. This book explores the history, politics & theory of the concept, from ancient times to the 21st century. It examines the rule of law on a global level & concludes by asking whether the rule of law is a universal human good?
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Z Tamanaha
ISBN: 0521843626 9780521843621 0521604656 9780521604659
OCLC Number: 54822246
Description: viii, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Classical origins --
Medieval roots --
Liberalism --
Locke, Montesquieu, the Federalist Papers --
Conservatives warn --
Radical left encourages decline --
Formal theories --
Substantive theories --
Three themes --
International level --
A universal human good?
Responsibility: Brian Z. Tamanaha.
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The rule of law is the most important political ideal today. This book explores the history, politics & theory of the concept, from ancient times to the 21st century. It examines the rule of law on a global level & concludes by asking whether the rule of law is a universal human good?

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