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Cause Lawyering and Democracy in Transnational Perspective

Stuart A. Scheingold

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780195141177
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199871391 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195141172.003.0015

Series: Oxford Socio-Legal Studies

 Cause Lawyering and Democracy in Transnational Perspective

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This chapter attempts to sum up the achievements of cause lawyers in furthering liberal democratic values, and how the nature of their interaction with state structures has affected their capacity to do so under various conditions of governance.

Keywords: cause lawyers; democratization

Chapter.  11397 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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