ix, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780415581172 hardback 0415581176 hardback 9780203831359 ebook 0203831357 ebook
Law, development and globalization.
"A GlassHouse book."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction :Lawyers, law, and society /Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth Greasing the squeaky wheel of justice : networks of Venezuelan lawyers from the pacted democracy to the Bolivarian revolution /Manuel A. Gómez Lawyers, political embeddedness, and institutional continuity in China's transititon from socialism /Ethan Michelson Italian legal elites : the classical model and its transformation /Maria Malatesta Human rights and the rule of law in Argentina : transnational advocacy networks and the transformation of the national legal field /Virginia Vecchioli Criminal procedure reform in Chile : new agents and the restructuring of a field /Daniel Palacios Muñoz The European Union and the United States in Eastern Europe : two ways of exporting law, expertise and state power /Ole Hammerslev Toward a sociology of the global rule of law field : neoliberalism, neoconstitutionalisms, and the contest over judicial reform in Latin America /César Rodríguez-Garavito The reform of the profession of lawyers in Japan and its impact on the role of law /Kay-Wah Chan The democratization and internationalization of the Korean legal field /Kim Seong-Hyun Searching for political liberalism in all the wrong places : the legal profession in China as the leading edge of political reform? /Randall Peerenboom Conclusion :How to convert social capital into legal capital and transfer legitimacy across the major practice divide /Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth.
K115 .L3878 2011
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.