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Transnational Law and State Transformation: The Case of Extractive Development in Mongolia

Transnational Law and State Transformation: The Case of Extractive Development in Mongolia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jennifer Lander
November 28, 2019

This book contributes new theoretical insight and in-depth empirical analysis about the relationship between transnational legality, state change and the globalisation of markets. The role of transnational economic law in influencing and reorganising national systems of governance evidences the...

Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives

Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives

1st Edition

Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk
August 23, 2018

Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political...

Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

1st Edition

Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Rosa Freedman
July 25, 2018

This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Analysing the concepts of hybridity and hybridization, their history, their...

Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

1st Edition

Anna Barrera
May 16, 2017

This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access...

Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

1st Edition

Peter Albrecht, Helene Maria Kyed
July 12, 2016

This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members...

The Political Economy of Government Auditing: Financial Governance and the Rule of Law in Latin America and Beyond

The Political Economy of Government Auditing: Financial Governance and the Rule of Law in Latin America and Beyond

1st Edition

Carlos Santiso
June 01, 2016

The Political Economy of Government Auditing addresses the elusive quest for greater transparency and accountability in the management of public finances in emerging economies; and, more specifically, it examines the contribution of autonomous audit agencies (AAAs) to the fight against...

Law and Society in Latin America: A New Map

Law and Society in Latin America: A New Map

1st Edition

Cesar Rodriguez Garavito
May 11, 2016

Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America have changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have consolidated democratic rule, fundamental innovations have been introduced in state institutions, social movements have turned to law to advance their...

Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

1st Edition

Kirsten McConnachie
September 04, 2015

Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but...

Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone

Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone

1st Edition

Lisa Denney
August 04, 2015

Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone undertakes a deep contextual analysis of the reform of the country’s security and justice sectors since the end of the civil war in 2002. Arguing that the political and bureaucratic nature of development...

Justice Reform and Development: Rethinking Donor Assistance to Developing and Transitional Countries

Justice Reform and Development: Rethinking Donor Assistance to Developing and Transitional Countries

1st Edition

Linn A. Hammergren
July 23, 2015

This book explores the objectives pursued in donor programs, the methods used to advance them, and the underlying assumptions and strategies. It emphasizes the unexpected and sometimes unpleasant consequences of ignoring not only political and societal constraints but also advances in our technical...

Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives

Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives

1st Edition

Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish
July 18, 2015

Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of...

From the Global to the Local: How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

From the Global to the Local: How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

1st Edition

Andrea Schapper
June 25, 2015

From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world...

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