Law And Policy In Latin America

Author: Pedro Rubim Borges Fortes
Editor: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137566935
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This book offers a comprehensive introduction to law and policy responses to contemporary problems in Latin America, such as human rights violations, regulatory dilemmas, economic inequality, and access to knowledge and medicine. It includes 19 chapters written by sociologists, lawyers, and political scientists on the transformations of courts, institutions and rights protection in Latin America, all of which stem from presentations at conferences in Oxford and UCL organised by the editors. The contributors present original analyses based on rigorous research, innovative case-studies, and interdisciplinary perspectives, all written in an accessible style. Topics include the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, institutional design, financial regulation, competition, discrimination, gender quotas, police violence, orphan works, healthcare, and environmental protection, among others. The book will be of interest to students and scholars interested in policymaking, public law, and development.
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Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

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Law and Policy in Latin America
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Authors: Pedro Rubim Borges Fortes, Larissa Verri Boratti, Andrés Palacios Lleras, Tom Gerald Daly
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-04 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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