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The New Law and Economic Development: A Critical Appraisal

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This book is a collection of essays that identify and analyze a new phase in thinking about the role of law in economic development and in the practices of development agencies that support law reform. The authors trace the history of theory and doctrine in this field, relating it to changing ideas about development and its institutional practices. The essays describe a ne ...more
Hardcover, 309 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2006)
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Eugene Kernes
Mar 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The changing theory and practice in law for the purpose of development, is the driver of this book. This book goes from history to potential changes in how the law should be used. Various authors combined their articles for a comprehensive view of law and developments.
The authors spot three major paradigm changes, which they call the Three Moments in Law and Development Theory. The First Moment used law as a tool for breaking down traditional barriers which should alter economic behavior. The Se
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