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Published: 23 June 2016

552 Pages


ISBN: 9780199915231

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Culture in Law and Development

Nurturing Positive Change

Lan Cao

  • Presents a provocative new solution to the seemingly intractable problem of combining international norms with local cultural traditions
  • Demonstrates how the gradual expansion of customary international law provides a model for changing culture in ways that protect and advance local populations
  • Offers an Interdisciplinary approach integrating related fields of study, including law and development, international relations, public and private international law, and international human rights
  • Aids international law and women studies scholars in navigating the cultural approach to feminism