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Legal Culture in the Age of Globalization

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ISBN13: 9780804746991
ISBN: 0804746990
Published: October 2003
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £59.00



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Looking at changes in the last quarter of the 20th century, this book is a collection of essays that examine the legal systems of key countries in Latin America and Mediterranean Europe. It provides data on the courts and the legal profession in these countries, as well as social background.

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Contents:
Latin legal cultures in the age of globalization, Rogelio Perez-Perdomo and Lawrence Friedman; Argentina - the effects of democratic institutionalization, Maria Ines Bergoglio; Brazil - the road of conflict bound for total justice, Eliane Botelho Junqueria; Law and legal culture in Chile (1974-1999), Edmundo Fuenzalida Faivovich; Justice and society in Colombia - a sociolegal analysis of Colombian courts, Rodrigo Uprimny, Cesar Rodriguez, and Mauricio Garcia-Villegas; The rise of lawyers in France, Anne Boigeol; The Italian legal system 1945-1999, Sabino Cassese; Italian styles - criminal justice and the rise of an active magistracy, David S. Clark; ""Faraway, so close!"" - the rule of law and legal change in Mexico (1970-2000), Sergio Lopez-Ayllon and Hector Fix-Fierro; Citizens running to the courts - the legal system in Puerto Rico and the modernization process, Blanca G. Silvestrini; The organization, functioning, and evaluation of the Spanish judicial system (1975-2000) - a case-study in legal culture, Jose Juan Toharia; Venezuela 1958-1999 - the legal system in an impaired democracy, Rogelio Perez-Perdomo; Patterns of foreign legal investment and state transformation in Latin America, Yves Dezalay and Bryant Garth; Slade - a memoir, John Henry Merryman.