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Norm Antipreneurs and the Politics of Resistance to Global Normative Change

Norm Antipreneurs and the Politics of Resistance to Global Normative Change

1st Edition

Alan Bloomfield, Shirley V. Scott
August 14, 2018

Over recent decades International Relations scholars have investigated norm dynamics processes at some length, with the ‘norm entrepreneur’ concept having become a common reference point in the literature. The focus on norm entrepreneurs has, however, resulted in a bias towards investigating the...

Law, Lawyering and Legal Education: Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World

Law, Lawyering and Legal Education: Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World

1st Edition

Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey
April 13, 2018

Once a highly cosmopolitan profession, law was largely domesticated by the demands of the Westphalian state. But as the walls between sovereign states are lowered, law is globalizing in a way that is likely to change law, lawyering and legal education as much over the next 30 years – when the...

New Visions for Market Governance: Crisis and Renewal

New Visions for Market Governance: Crisis and Renewal

1st Edition

Kate Macdonald, Shelley Marshall, Sanjay Pinto
June 16, 2017

The financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the "Great Recession" that it precipitated highlight a number of important questions about the governance of contemporary capitalism. How do shortcomings in existing market governance institutions help to account for trends of rising economic inequality and...

Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies

Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies

1st Edition

B. C. Smith
February 24, 2017

Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and...

Access to International Justice

Access to International Justice

1st Edition

Patrick Keyzer, Vesselin Popovski, Charles Sampford
November 11, 2016

There is much debate about the scope of international law, its compatibility with individual state practice, its enforceability and the recent and limited degree to which it is institutionalized. This collection of essays seeks to address the issue of access to justice, the related element of...

Institutional Supports for the International Rule of Law

Institutional Supports for the International Rule of Law

1st Edition

Charles Sampford, Ramesh Thakur
August 04, 2016

The rule of law is widely seen as the cornerstone of any effective polity and increasingly a vital component of the international political system. If the international rule of law were to be strengthened, it would greatly contribute to trade, security, human rights and global cooperation in a...

Strengthening the Rule of Law through the UN Security Council

Strengthening the Rule of Law through the UN Security Council

1st Edition

Jeremy Farrall, Hilary Charlesworth
April 15, 2016

The UN Security Council formally acknowledged an obligation to promote justice and the rule of law in 2003. This volume examines the extent to which the Council has honoured this commitment when exercising its powers under the UN Charter to maintain international peace and security. It discusses...

Shifting Global Powers and International Law: Challenges and Opportunities

Shifting Global Powers and International Law: Challenges and Opportunities

1st Edition

Rowena Maguire, Bridget Lewis, Charles Sampford
September 04, 2015

This book explores the impacts of global economic, political and cultural shifts on various international legal frameworks and legal norms. The economic growth of states throughout Asia, South and Central America and Africa is having a profound effect on the dynamics of international relations,...

Global Democracy and its Difficulties

Global Democracy and its Difficulties

1st Edition

Anthony J. Langlois, Karol Edward Soltan
August 21, 2015

The political project of extending democracy to the global level is seen as the next major challenge for proponents of democracy. This volume considers some of the difficulties which need to be overcome for this extension to take place. The issues discussed include: Philosophical and theoretical...

Globalisation and Citizenship: The Transnational Challenge

Globalisation and Citizenship: The Transnational Challenge

1st Edition

Wayne Hudson, Steven Slaughter
July 30, 2010

This wide-ranging volume explores the impact of globalization upon citizenship, with a special focus on the transnational challenges that globalization poses. While there is much debate over the concept, globalization implies at least two distinct phenomena. First, it suggests that political,...

Environmental Values in a Globalizing World: Nature, Justice and Governance

Environmental Values in a Globalizing World: Nature, Justice and Governance

1st Edition

Ian Lowe, Jouni Paavola
October 22, 2007

This multidisciplinary volume presents a refreshing new approach to environmental values in the global age. it investigates the challenges that globalization poses to traditional environmental values in general as well as in politics and international governance.Divided into five parts, the book...

Globalisation and the Rule of Law

Globalisation and the Rule of Law

1st Edition

Spencer Zifcak
December 05, 2006

Globalisation and the Rule of Law reassesses the idea of the 'rule of law' within the present complex and increasingly internationalised environment. There have been many books studying the phenomenon of globalisation and its economic, social or cultural consequences. This book, however, is the...

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