Global Governance and the Quest for Justice by Peter O'Dell
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Global Governance and the Quest for Justice
By Peter O'Dell

Global Governance and the Quest for Justice

Civil Society v. 3

Edited by See other recent books by Peter O'Dell See other recent books by Chris G. Willett
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $59.99
Your Price: $53.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.70 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Global Governance and the Quest for Justice by Peter O'Dell

Book Description

This book - one in the four-volume set,Global Governance and the Quest for Justice - focuses on themes of citizen organisation and empowerment set in the context of globalising legal processes. Chapter One sets the scene. Chapters Two, Three and Four focus on various challenges that globalisation poses for private law. How does substantive contract and tort doctrine that has been developed (mainly) for use within national legal systems adapt to more globalised dealings and wrongdoings? Should the source of regulation be private international law, harmonised national law, international accords (or some combination)? Chapters Five, Six and Seven focus on issues relating to access to justice (as a mode of empowerment) and its impact on the functioning of civil society. These chapters highlight a variety of procedural, professional and institutional challenges for access to justice in a globalised world. Chapter Eight considers how we are to reconcile the competing visions of the basis on which essential services are to be provided. In a global marketplace, is there any room for local values or for values other than those of free-market thinking? Finally, Chapter Nine focuses on the question of democracy in a globalised world. If civil society is to retain its political vitality, how are citizens to remain engaged and enfranchised as a new global politico-legal order takes shape?

Buy Global Governance and the Quest for Justice book by Peter O'Dell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781841134079
ISBN-10: 1841134074
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 9mm)
Pages: 174
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Global Governance and the Quest for Justice book by Peter O'Dell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Peter O'Dell

Peter Odell is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield. Chris Willett is Professor of Consumer Law at De Montfort University in Leicester.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Peter O'Dell close
»
Recent books by Chris G. Willett close
Global Governance and the Quest for Justice by Chris G. Willett
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close