Culture in law and development : nurturing positive change / Lan Cao
- Cao, Lan, 1961-
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: 1.A Brief History of Law and Development and the Emerging New Framework -- A.First Wave of Law and Development -- B.Second Wave of Law and Development -- C.The Case for Culture in Law and Development -- 2.Culture and International Law -- 3.Law and Development, Culture and Development -- A.A Cautionary Tale: Why Law and Development Has Ignored Culture -- B.A Brief Look at Culture, Markets, and Development -- 1.The Culture Effect: Culture and Markets -- 2.Culture and Women's Rights -- a.Culture, Women's Rights, and Gender Violence -- b.Women's Agency and Women's Well-being -- C.Negative Cultural Norms -- 1.Lineage-based Communities -- 2.Islamic Norms and the Middle East -- 3.Other Examples -- 4.International Law Norms -- A.Developments in International Relations and International Law -- B.Non-State Law and Norms -- C.How and Why International Rules and Norms Change -- D.Norm Change Scenarios: Two Examples -- 5.To Change a Culture -- A.Historical Examples -- 1.Turkey -- 2.Japan -- a.The Pre--World War II Cultural Change -- b.Post--World War II Japan -- i.Changes to Japanese Rule of Law -- ii.Changes to Japanese Culture -- (i).Media -- (ii).Education -- 3.Germany -- a.Denazification and Demilitarization -- b.Democratization -- i.The Basic Law -- ii.Media, Music, and Film -- iii.Racial and Ethnic Relations -- c.Decartelization -- d.Lessons Learned: The Role of the Germans -- B.Miscellaneous Practices -- 1.Law and Culture -- a.China -- i.Footbinding -- ii.One-Child Policy -- b.South Korea -- c.Educational Development -- 2.Conventional Rule of Law (Without Culture Change) -- a.Honor Killing -- b.Property Rights for African Women -- 3.Nongovernmental Organizations -- a.Tostan, CEOSS, and Female Genital Mutilation -- b.WLUML -- c.Microfinance Institutions -- d.Gender-focused NGOs and Education -- C.Modern-Day Law and Development Case Studies -- 1.East Timor and Kosovo -- 2.Afghanistan and Iraq: Two Approaches -- a.Accountability -- b.Creating a Legal Framework -- c.Building Legal Institutions -- 6.A Normative Defense of Culture Change -- A.Revisiting the Culture Question in International Law: A Critical Analysis -- B.The Stickiness of Culture, Cultural Biases, and Cultural Framing -- C.Responding to Critics of Culture Change.
- 'Culture in Law and Development' presents a provocative new solution to the seemingly intractable problem of combining international norms with local cultural traditions by changing culture through law and development.
- 9780199362936 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Previously issued in print: 2016.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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