Law and Development: Facing Complexity in the 21st Century

Law and Development: Facing Complexity in the 21st Century

By: John Hatchard (author), Amanda Perry-Kessaris (author)Paperback

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This new book is an edited collection of papers arising from a conference on Law and Development in the twenty-first century held in 2001. It is in honour of the work of Dr Peter Slinn.

About Author

John Hatchard is general secretary of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association. Dr Amanda Perry-Kessaris LLB, LLM (Soton), PhD (Lon), PG Cert Econ ((Lon) is a Lecturer in Law at Queen Mary, University of London.


Introduction; Laws and Developments; Representing the Butterfly: Contributions from Economic Theory to Understanding Decision Making in a Regulatory Environment; Juridifying Gender Justice; Shifting Models of Law and Development; Patents and Health in Developing Countries; International Competition Law and Policy; Technical Assistance and Trade Law Reform Post-Doha; The OECD and Tax Competition; International Courts and the Application of the Concept of Sustainable Development; Legality and Legitimacy in the Kazakhstani Legislative Process; Constitutional Options for a Constitutional Settlement of the Sri Lanken Ethnic Problem; Lessons from South Africa and Some Thoughts for Nigeria; The Singapore Model of Law and Development; The Role of the Judiciary and Statutory Tribunals in Environmental Litigation in Hong Kong; Human Rights; Women in the Democratic Process in Uganda; Good Governance as a Critical Aspect of Human Rights for Sustainable Development; An Indian Perspective on the Role of Law and the Development Paradigm.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781859417980
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781859417980
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 1859417981

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