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Author Zartner, Dana, author.

Title Courts, codes, and custom : legal tradition and state policy toward international human rights and environmental law / Dana Zartner.

Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]


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Physical description xii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-311) and index.
Contents Constructing the cornerstone : the role of legal tradition in shaping state policy toward international law -- Common law : legal culture, courts, and the continuity of policy in the United States and Australia -- Civil law : history and nationalism in Germany and Turkey -- Religious legal traditions: the role of Islam in shaping policy in Egypt and Saudi Arabia -- Mixed legal traditions : the impact of custom and colonialism in India and Kenya -- East Asian legal tradition : Confucius, Communism, and community in China and Japan.
Subject Rule of law.
Law -- History.
Human rights.
International law.
ISBN 9780199362103 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
0199362106 (hardcover : alkaline paper)

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