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The World Bank Legal Review

January 2003 - present

The World Bank Legal Review is part of the Law, Justice, and Development Series. It is a publication for policy makers and their advisers, judges, attorneys, and other professionals engaged in the fi eld of international development, with a particular focus on law, justice, and development. It offers a combination of legal scholarship, lessons from experience, legal developments, and recent research on the many ways in which the application of the law and the improvement of justice systems promote poverty reduction, economic development, and the rule of law.



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Financing and implementing the post-2015 development agenda : the role of law and justice systems (English)

The newly adopted post-2015 development agenda is centeredon 17 sustainable development goals to be reached by 2030. This volume of The World Bank Legal Review looks at how law andjustice systems can support the financing and implementationof these goals, not least by promoting the role of rule of law andeconomic and social rights. ... See More +

Publication 108171 SEP 06, 2016

Frank Anthony, Fariello [editor]; Boisson de Chazournes,Laurence [editor]; Davis, Kevin E. [editor]; Lucas,Samuel V.P. [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank legal review, volume 6 : improving delivery in development - the role of voice, social contract, and accountability (English)

This is the sixth edition of The World Bank Legal Review. Many developing countries have the capacity to develop broad development policy directions and formulate development programs that are logical and consistent, but these do not obtain the desired or targeted results because of challenges in the delivery system. ... See More +

Publication 94742 MAR 03, 2015

Wouters, Jan [editor]; Ninio, Alberto [editor]; Doherty, Teresa [editor]; Cisse, Hassane [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank legal review, volume 5 : fostering development through opportunity, inclusion, and equity (English)

This is the fifth edition of The World Bank Legal Review, which highlights the breadth of reach of the rule of law and, most critically, its centrality to development. ... See More +

Publication 82558 JAN 01, 2014

Cisse, Hassane [editor]; Menon, N. R. Madhava [editor]; Segger, Marie-Claire Cordonier [editor]; Nmehielle, Vincent O. [editor]; Eliasson, Jan; Leroy, Anne-Marie; Sulser, Patricia O.; Chern, Cyril; Hoffman, Beth Anne; Boudry, Charles; Gehring, Markus W.; Boraine, Andre; Roestoff, Melanie; Garrido, Jose M.; Abdelhady, Hdeel; Correa, Fabiano de Andrade; Varela, David F.; Pearson, Annette; Fraser, Sean; Viano, Emilio C.; Prettitore, Paul; Joseph, Nicholas; Fernandes, Edesio; Saito, Yolanda; Kibugi, Robert; Alterman, Rachelle; Glasser, Matthew; Milovanovitch, Mihaylo; Panchu, Sriram; Rastogi, Avni; Fariello, Frank; Bo, Giovanni; Loris, William T.; Gadio, Kalidou; Iyi, John-Mark; Klugman, Jeni; Morton, Matthew; Patterson, David; Slattery, Elisa; Burke-Shyne, Naomi; McInerney-Lankford, Siobhan; Mulumba, Moses; Balakrishnan, Pulapre; Dokeniya, Anupama Disclosed

The World Bank legal review, volume 4 : legal innovation and empowerment for development (English)

This is the fourth edition of The World Bank Legal Review, which gathers this input from around the world and compiles it into a useful resource for all development practitioners and scholars. ... See More +

Publication 74465 DEC 01, 2012

Cisse, Hassane [editor]; Muller, Sam [editor]; Thomas, Chantal [editor]; Wang, Chenguang [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank legal review, volume 3 : international financial institutions and global legal governance (English)

This is the third edition of The World Bank Legal Review. The rule of law is not just a set of rules and their judicial application. As the third volume of the World Bank legal review makes clear in its subtitle, International Financial Institutions and Global Legal Governance, the law is also about policy making, institutional frameworks, international politics, development, and ultimately-freedom. ... See More +

Publication 65371 OCT 01, 2011

Cisse, Hassane [editor]; Bradlow, Daniel D. [editor]; Kingsbury, Benedict [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank legal review, volume 2 : law, equity, and development (English)

This is the second edition of The World Bank Legal Review, which is a publication for policy makers and their advisers, attorneys, and other professionals engaged in the field of international development. ... See More +

Publication 56826 NOV 01, 2006

Sage, Caroline [editor]; Woolcock, Michael [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank legal review : law and justice for development (English)

This is the first edition of The World Bank Legal Review, which is a publication for policy makers and their advisers, attorneys, and other professionals engaged in the field of international development. ... See More +

Publication 25835 JAN 01, 2003

Puymbroeck, Rudolf V. Van [editor] Disclosed