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Law and Development

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ISBN13: 9781855211995
ISBN: 1855211998
Published: June 1992
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This collection of articles on law and development is divided into three sections: law and modernization - the legal imperialism debate; the debate about the right to development as a human right or state law versus people's law and the development process; and international law and development.

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Part 1 Law and modernization - the legam imperialism debate: the new development - can American law and legal institutions help developing countries?, Thomas M.Franck; toward a social theory of law - an essay on the study of law and development, David Trubek; law and development in light of dependency theory, David F.Greenberg; law and development or comparative law and social change - the application of old concepts in the commonwealth Caribbean, Bruce Zagaris.
Part 2 The debate about the right to development as a human right or state law versus people's law and the development process: in search of the unicorn - the jurisprudence and politics of the right to development, Jack Donnelly; conjuring up new human rights - a proposal for quality control, Philip Alston; consorting with the chamelion, or realizing the right to development, Paul H.Brietzke; the right to development as an emerging human right, Roland Y.Rich; from the right to self-development - a crisis in legal theory, Anthony Carty; state-managed development - a legal critique and alternative development - a legal prospectus, J.C.N.Paul and C.J.Dias.
Part 3 International law and development: private investment in Latin America - renegotiating the bargain, Joseph J.Jova et al; the principle of preferential treatment in the law of GATT - toward achieving the objective of an equitable world trading system, Ndiva Kofele-Kale; emerging international development law and traditional internationl law - congruence of cleavage, Edward Kwakwa; the Third World debt crisis - towards new international standards for contraction of public debt, Anthony Carty; liberal economic rhetoric as an obstacle to the democratizing of the world economy, Anthony Carty; logic, myth and the international economic order, Daniel K.Tarullo; how fair is fair trade?, Phedon Nicolaides.