The Rule of Law: Its Origins and Meanings (A Short Guide for Practitioners)
University of Kent, Brussels; Vesalius College; European Citizen Action Service (ECAS)
March 1, 2012
Encyclopedia of Global Social Science Issues, ME Sharp publishing, Forthcoming
This paper is intended to provide rule of law practitioners with a review of the historical developments that have shaped the concept of the rule of law and summarize competing contemporary theories. It should also be useful for democracy and governance officers working with development organizations.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: rule of law, law reform, judicial reform, international development, law and development
JEL Classification: K10, K33, K40, N4, O19
Date posted: April 19, 2012
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