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The political economy of law : a Third World reader

Author: Yash P Ghai; Robin Luckham; Francis G Snyder
Publisher: Delhi ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 1987.
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Political economy of law.
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)575522902
Online version:
Political economy of law.
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)607730259
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yash P Ghai; Robin Luckham; Francis G Snyder
ISBN: 9780195619911 0195619919
OCLC Number: 15101530
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 821 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The Ocean Island Cases / The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales --
The development of law / Sir Henry Maine --
Determinants of legal development : the guiding thread / Karl Marx --
Determinants of legal development : the economic element / Frederick Engels --
The specificity of law / E.B. Pashukanis --
Legal foundations of modern capitalism / Max Weber --
Capitalism and the rule of law / E.P. Thompson --
Islam and capitalism / Maxime Rodinson --
Primitive accumulation / Karl Marx --
Law and historical forms of state / Robin Luckham --
British extraterritorial jurisdiction in 19th century Zanzibar / Jagdish Gundara --
Andean women under Spanish rule / Irene Silverblatt --
The reception of English law in colonial Africa / Robert B. Seidman --
Colonial policy and practice / J.S. Furnivall --
Law and labour in colonial Papua New Guinea / Peter Fitzpatrick --
Labour power and legal transformation / Francis Snyder --
The creation of "customary law" in Senegal / Francis Snyder --
Law, state and agrarian society in colonial India / David Washbrook --
Ideology, state and law / Karl Marx and Frederick Engels --
The origin of the state / Frederick Engels --
Consequences of the division of labour / Frederick Engels --
State and civil society / Antonio Gramsci --
Ideology in capitalism / Nicos Poulantzas --
The exceptional state / Nicos Poulantzas --
Forms of state and socio-economic change / Guillermo O'Donnell --
The colonial state in Kenya, 1895-1914 / John Lonsdale and Bruce Berman --
The state in post-colonial societies / Hamza Alavi --
The post-colonial state : a contribution / John S. Saul --
The "overdeveloped" post-colonial state : a re-evaluation / Colin Leys --
The limits of state power / Goran Hyden --
The rule of law, legitimacy and governance / Yash Ghai --
Courts and coups / Peter G. Snow --
Courts and coups : a further note / the editors --
Transnational capitalism and national disintegration in Latin America / Osvaldo Sunkel --
The internationalisation of capital and the nation state / Robin Murray --
The international patent system / United Nations --
Legal issues in the revision of the international patent system / Constantine Vaitsos --
Foreign trade marks in developing countries / Daniel Chudnovsky --
The World Bank / A.A. Fatouros --
The International Monetary Fund / M. Zammit Cutajar --
The IMF and the third world : the case of Jamaica 1974-1980 / Norman Girvan, Richard Bernal and Wesley Hughes --
Law and the multinational enterprise / Detlev F. Vagts --
Management contracts / Yash Ghai --
Women workers in world market factories / Diane Elson and Ruth Pearson --
The evolving international law of development / Oscar Schachter --
Controlling the transnationals? The UN Code of Conduct / F.I. Nixson --
The developmental state / Gordon White --
Contract law, the free market and state intervention / Robert B. Seidman --
Operational controls over the private sector / Gunnar Myrdal --
Transnational corporations and the neutralization of legislation / Thomas J. Biersteker --
Critique of a joint venture / Jerker Carlsson --
Labour law and labour relations in Chile, 1900-1970 / Heleen Ietswaart --
Allocation of government contracts in Peru and Venezuela / Richard Batley --
Regulation of the "informal sector" / Jan Breman / Gender, law and control of property / Daisy Hilse Dwyer --
Counterreform / Ernest Feder --
The state, agribusiness and contract farming / Mogens Buch-Hansen and Henrik Secher Marcussen --
Law and public enterprise / Yash Ghai --
The state and the legal system / Robin Luckham --
Judiciary and society in colonial Brazil / Stuart B. Schwartz --
Judicial independence in an authoritarian regime / Jose J. Toharia --
Authoritarian rule and martial law / Col. Vicente Pascual, Jr. et al. --
Indian Supreme Court judges : a portrait / George H. Gadbois, Jr. --
Law and order or law and freedom? / Robert L. Kidder --
The role of courts in rural Mexico / Eva Hunt and Robert Hunt --
The law of the oppressed / Boaventura de Sousa Santos --
Statutory reconciliation in Sri Lanka / Neelan Tiruchelvam --
A sociologist looks at the legal profession / Talcott Parsons --
Monopolies of competence and ideology / M.S. Larson --
Lawyers and the social order / Antonio Gramsci --
Professional training and legal thought / Max Weber --
Imperialism and the professions / Terence Johnson --
Development of the legal profession in India / Samuel Schmitthener --
The October Boycott and legal practice in Malaysia / A. Rahim Said --
Formal litigation and professional insecurity in Bangalore / Robert L. Kidder --
The economic base of private law practice in Ghana / Robin Luckham --
Bush-lawyers in Indonesia / Daniel S. Lev --
On the correct handling of contradictions among the people / Mao Zedong --
What is state power? / Etienne Balibar --
Legality and illegality / George Lukacs --
The Chilean road to socialism / Salvador Allende --
The legal system and socialism / Jose Antonio Viera-Gallo --
The Allende regime and the Chilean judiciary / Heleen Ietswaart --
The courts and social transformation : an exchange / Salvador Allende and the President of the Chilean Supreme Court --
Law and economic coercion as instruments of international control / Carlos Fortin.
Responsibility: edited by Yash Ghai, Robin Luckham, Francis Snyder.
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