The Rule of Law: Its Origins and Meanings (A Short Guide for Practitioners)
Encyclopedia of Global Social Science Issues, ME Sharp publishing, Forthcoming
17 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Date Written: March 1, 2012
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.
Keywords: rule of law, law reform, judicial reform, international development, law and development
JEL Classification: K10, K33, K40, N4, O19
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