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  

Anthony Valcke

University of Kent, Brussels; Vesalius College; European Citizen Action Service (ECAS)

Date Written: March 1, 2012

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Valcke, Anthony, The Rule of Law: Its Origins and Meanings (A Short Guide for Practitioners) (March 1, 2012). Encyclopedia of Global Social Science Issues, ME Sharp publishing, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2042336

Anthony Valcke (Contact Author)

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