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The Law and Economic Development in the Third World (Essays in Law and Development Culture) by Philip E. Bondzi Simpson
ISBN: 0275939251
ISBN13: 978-0275939250
Author: Philip E. Bondzi Simpson
Book title: The Law and Economic Development in the Third World (Essays in Law and Development Culture)
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Pages: 200 pages
Publisher: Praeger (April 20, 1992)
Language: English
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Category: Politics & Government

This volume examines critical issues that all developing countries must face. Subjects covered include an historical insight into and description of the legal system of a Third World country; considerations of intellectual property regimes and suggestions for developing countries; insights into the patterns of investment on a continent the bulk of whose members are Third World countries, and suggestions for establishing and strengthening legal arrangements in order to attract beneficial investment; a critical examination of proposals made during the most recent GATT multilateral trade negotiations; and pointers to global trends in the provision of financial services. These chapters range from the historical to the contemporary, from the descriptive to the analytical and prescriptive, and from the theoretical to the empirical.

In toto, the volume seeks to challenge scholars, bureaucrats, and technocrats in developing countries to critically and candidly examine the causes, conditions, and magnitude of underdevelopment, and to propose and thoroughly critique options available to them. As such, the volume will be invaluable to researchers and officials involved with international development issues and Third World studies.


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