International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Hardcover | October 24, 2009

byRumu Sarkar

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International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance provides a tightly interwoven, well-organized, multi-disciplinary approach to the complex legal issues underlying sustainable international development. Professor Sarkar provides an overarching view of the legalprinciples that constitute international development law in an easily understandable way. This book gives the reader new insights on the origins of global poverty, identifies legal impediments to long-term, sustainable economic growth, and provides a better understanding of the challenges faced bythe international community in resolving global poverty issues.

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International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance provides a tightly interwoven, well-organized, multi-disciplinary approach to the complex legal issues underlying sustainable international development. Professor Sarkar provides an overarching view of the legalprinciples that constitute international develop...

Dr. Rumu Sarkar is a member of the faculty of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, Ft. McNair, and along-time member of the adjunct law faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC. Previously, Professor Sarkar has served as General Counsel for the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC), and Genera...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:October 24, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Fin de Siecle Analysis2. Significant Historical Trends3. The Failures of the State4. The Failure of IdeologyPart I: The Rule of Law1. The Rule of Law: Theoretical Principles1. Theoretical Background2. Modernization Theory vs. Dependency Theory3. Conclusion2. International Development Law: Substantive Principles1. Establishing the Parameters of International Development Law2. Parties under Development Law3. Fundamental Principles of International Development Law4. Substantive Principles of Development Law: Establishing Legal Norms5. Taxonomy of International Development Law6. Institutional Framework for International Development Law: Enforcing Legal NormsAnnex A: A Draft Protocol Establishing a World Bank Appellate Board3. The Rule of Law: A Projectized Approach1. Introduction2. The Rule of Law: An Analytic Framework for Legal Reform Programs3. Good Governance4. Structural Legal Reform5. Administration of Justice6. Conclusion4. Is There a Human Right to Development?1. Historical Antecedents to the Right to Development2. The History of the Right to Development3. An African Perspective on the Right to Development4. Prospects for the Right to DevelopmentPart II: International Financial Architecture5. International Borrowing1. International Financial Architecture2. The Sovereign Debt Crisis3. The Mexican Debt Crisis: Phase I4. The Mexican Debt Crisis: Phase II5. The Mexican Debt Crisis: Phase III6. The Asian Financial Crisis7. Global Financial Contagion and its Implications8. Tactical Approaches to Resolving the Debt Crisis9. Debt Relief as a Development Strategy10. The Debt Crisis in Perspective6. Privatization1. Nationalization v. Privatization2. Changing the Role of the State3. Privatization Strategies and Tactics4. The New Face of Nationalization Today5. Conclusion7. Emerging Capital Markets1. An Overview2. Structuring Capital Markets in Developing Countries3. Foreign Investment in Emerging Capital Markets4. A Legal and Regulatory Framework for Emerging Capital Markets5. Conclusion