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Handbook on the Rule of Law

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Publication date1/09/2018
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar
Number of pages540
ISBN (electronic)9781786432445
ISBN (print)9781786432438
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Publication series

NameElgar Research Handbooks
PublisherEdward Elgar


In the last half century, the rule of law has increasingly been appealed to as a common global value. The Handbook on the Rule of Law analyses the appeal of this idea, its context and background through a range of questions about the character, history and global reach of the rule of law, offering readers a definitive understanding of this central global norm.

Original contributions from leading academics explore the rule of law conceptually and historically through its associated institutions, as well as examining detailed cases evaluating how the everyday application of the rule of law impacts society as a whole. Exploring a wide range of research on the social, political and economic dimensions of the rule of law, this Handbook clearly illustrates the link between the rule of law and the global political system.

Contributors include: J. Allison, T. Almeida Cravo, D. Banik, A. Bedner, P. Costa, C. Cutler, D.l. Desai, C. Feinäugle, J. Flood, T. Ginsburg, J. Gutmann, S. Hinderling, D. Howath, T. Kellogg, T. Krever, M. Krygier, A. Loretoni, F. Macaulay, A. Magen, C. May, J. Møller, P. Nicholson, L. Pech, M.M. Prado, M. Rishmawi, C. Schwöbel-Patel, L.B. Tiede, V. Vadi, S. Voigt, C. Walker, A. Wiener, A. Winchester, P. Zumbansen

Bibliographic note

Contains editors introduction (by May & Winchester) and chapter my May alone (chapter six)