Plunder : When the Rule of Law is Illegal Hardback
Plunder examines the dark side of the Rule of Law and explores how it has been used as a powerful political weapon by Western countries in order to legitimize plunder the practice of violent extraction by stronger political actors victimizing weaker ones.
Challenges traditionally held beliefs in the sanctity of the Rule of Law by exposing its dark sideExamines the Rule of Law's relationship with 'plunder' the practice of violent extraction by stronger political actors victimizing weaker ones in the service of Western cultural and economic dominationProvides global examples of plunder: of oil in Iraq; of ideas in the form of Western patents and intellectual property rights imposed on weaker peoples; and of liberty in the United StatesDares to ask the paradoxical question is the Rule of Law itself illegal?
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 296 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/03/2008
- Category: Systems of law
- ISBN: 9781405178952
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