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The new law and economic development : a critical appraisal

Author: David M Trubek; Alvaro Santos
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
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This book is a collection of essays that identify and analyze a new phase in thinking about the role of law in economic development and in the practices of development agencies that support law reform. The authors trace the history of theory and doctrine in this field, relating it to changing ideas about development and its institutional practices. The essays describe a new phase in thinking about the relation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Trubek, David M., 1935-
New law and economic development.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006005046
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David M Trubek; Alvaro Santos
ISBN: 9780511246876 0511246870 0511246188 9780511246180 0511243227 9780511243226 0511250843 9780511250842 9780511754425 0511754426 1107167574 9781107167575 1280702648 9781280702648 0511318545 9780511318542 0511245475 9780511245473
OCLC Number: 85484403
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 309 pages)
Contents: An introduction : the third moment in law and development theory and the emergence of a new critical practice / David M. Trubek & Alvaro Santos --
Three globalizations of law and legal thought : 1850-2000 / Duncan Kennedy --
The "rule of law" in development assistance : past, present, and future / David M. Trubek --
The "rule of law," political choices, and development common sense / David Kennedy --
The dialectics of law and development / Scott Newton --
The future of law and development : second-generation reforms and the incorporation of the social / Kerry Rittich --
The World Bank's uses of the "rule of law" promise in economic development / Alvaro Santos.
Responsibility: David M. Trubek, Alvaro Santos.
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This book is an indispensable guide to understanding the legal face of globalization. It provides a thorough and systematic analysis of the development theories, economic policies and legal ideas  Read more...


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