Law, Power and Actors in the 21st Century
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This innovative new text provides a fresh analysis of contemporary globalization, introducing the concepts, and going further to consider whether and how modern globalization differs from the forms that preceded it. The subject is viewed through a legal lens and the methodology is interdisciplinary, using law, sociology, economics and philosophy.
Table of Contents
Introduction Part I: Historical Perspective 2. The History of Expansion 3. Euromodernity – Towards A Rational World Part II: The Pillars of Globalisation 4. The Flagship: Foreign Investment 5. Emissaries of Globalisation - Transnational Enterprises (TNEs) 6. The Nation State – Sovereignty in a Globalised World 7. Decoding Power Part III: Contestation and Containment 8. The Challengers 9. Strategies of Containment
Yonit Manor-Percival is a tutor and researcher at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London
Janet Dine is Professor of International Economic Development Law at the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London