Law, Lawyering and Legal Education: Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World
Access to International Justice
Global Democracy and its Difficulties
Globalisation and the Rule of Law
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...