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Global Governance and the Quest for Justice: Volume 1. International and Regional Institutions

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Edited by: Douglas Lewis

ISBN13: 9781841134086
ISBN: 1841134082
Published: February 2006
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99

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This book - one in the four-volume set, Global Governance and the Quest for Justice - focuses on the international and regional organisations that represent the key players in the evolving global order. The papers in this collection seek to map the real world of global governance - exploring who governs and how, what the leading international and regional organisations claim to do and what they actually do - as well as assessing the gap between the ideal of ""constitutionalised"" global governance and the actuality of governance under globalisation.

The contributors discuss what it would mean for global governance to aspire to Rule of Law standards of transparency, accountability and participation together with categorical respect for human rights. In this collection, the perspective of modern public lawyers is systematically applied to the governance deficit associated with globalisation and to its institutional correction in pursuit of a legitimate regime of global governance.

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Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Public International Law
Editor's Introduction: International and Regional Organisations
Douglas Lewis
1. Global Governance and the Search for Justice
Douglas Lewis
2. The Fight Against Global Terrorism—How Can the Law Respond to 'New' Terrorism?
Fergal Davis
3. Is the European Central Bank a Case for Institutional Adaptation to the Challenges of Globalisation? Implications for the European Union's Democratic Legitimacy
Paulo Vila Maior
4. The Globalisation of International Justice
John Merrills
5. The Security Council and the Challenges of Collective Security in the Twenty-First Century: What Role for African Regional Organisations?
Ademola Abass
6. WTO Law and Environmental Standards: Lessons from the TRIPS Agreement?
Peter Rott
7. Legal Fetishism and the Contradictions of the GATS
Jane Kelsey
8. The Legal Protection of Biotechnological Material: Concord in Discord
Margaret Llewelyn
9. CARICOM and the Role of Regional Organisations in the Global Legal Order
Richard Kirkham
10. Globalisation and Global Justice in Competition Law
Kim Marshall
11. From Constitutions to Constitutionalism: A Constitutional Approach for Global Governance
Miguel Poiares Maduro