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Democracy and the Rule of Law

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ISBN-10: 0521532663

ISBN-13: 9780521532662

Edition: 2003

Authors: Adam Przeworski, Jos� Mar�a Maravall

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An international group of specialists from the fields of law, politics, economics, and philosophy address the question of why governments act or do not act according to laws. The authors interpret the rule of law as a strategic choice of actors with powerful interests, rather than as an exogenous constraint on politicians. The rule of law emerges when no group is strong enough to dominate the others, and political actors seek to resolve their conflicts by recourse to law. Law is thus deeply rooted in politics.
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Book details

List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.06" wide x 8.98" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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