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Advanced Introduction to Law and Development

Mariana Mota Prado Michael J. Trebilcock

This book offers a concise and accessible introduction to the main themes and debates in the field of law and development. It unpacks the role of legal systems and institutions, and investigates what kinds of law and legal arrangements are perceived (correctly or not) to encourage and facilitate development.


HB: 9781788970884
PB: 9781788970907
EISBN: 9781788970891

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Supplementary Materials

Acclaim for the second edition of Advanced Introduction to Law and Development:

‘The Advanced Introduction to Law and Development is the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary textbook on the role of law in socioeconomic development. The authors cover an impressive range of topics, including a new chapter on health and education, and offer a clear synthesis of the main academic and policy debates for each. A must read not only for the novice to the field but for anybody needing an update on the major debates and a great teaching tool.’

– Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School, US