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rule of law in world affairs.

William O. Douglas

rule of law in world affairs.

by William O. Douglas

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Published by Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rule of law

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: A contribution to the discussion of the free society.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5816936M
    LC Control Number61001485
    OCLC/WorldCa993069

      I f any political concept could be said to have universal appeal, it would have to be the rule of law. Virtually no government rejects the idea of the rule of law. On the contrary, most, if not all, governments claim to seek its realization. In , the World Bank official­ly deemed the rule of law a prerequisite of successful economic de­velopment, linking it to “efficient use of. "Recovering Rights" excerpted from the book Rogue States The Rule of Force in World Affairs by Noam chomsky South End Press, , paper. Harvard law professor Mary Ann Glendon observes that the Declaration "is not just a 'universalization' of the traditional 18th-century 'rights of man,' but part of a new 'moment' in the history of.

    Rogue states: the rule of force in world affairs Book from by Noam Chomsky where he argues that, contrary to popular perception, the real 'rogue' states in the world today are not the dictator-led developing countries we hear about in the news, but the United States and its allies. Good-enough governments are those that are able to maintain order and a moderate level of economic growth and uphold rule by law (if not necessarily the rule of law). Washington would accept that elections in many countries are a sham and .

    Rule of law - Rule of law - Challenges to the rule of law: Anyone who holds that what matters most in politics is having the right people in power and not how power should be constrained will be unconvinced of the value of the rule of law. Neither will anyone who believes that institutions of public power are merely instruments of the ruling class that need to be dismantled rather than . The rule of law is the most important political ideal today, yet there is much confusion about what it means and how it works. This book explores the history, politics, and theory surrounding the rule of law ideal, beginning with classical Greek and Roman ideas, elaborating on medieval contributions to the rule of law, and articulating the role played by the rule of law in liberal Cited by:


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