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St Antony's Series

Law and Policy in Latin America

Transforming Courts, Institutions, and Rights

Editors: Rubim Borges Fortes, P., Verri Boratti, L., Palacios Lleras, A., Daly, T.G. (Eds.)

  • Uniquely discusses current topics geographically focused on Latin American jurisdictions from a policy perspective
    Includes contributions from 19 well-respected scholars across politics, law, and sociology
    Brings a useful social science perspective to the study of legal phenomena

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About this book

This book offers a comprehensive introduction to law and policy responses to contemporary problems in Latin America, such as human rights violations, regulatory dilemmas, economic inequality, and access to knowledge and medicine. It includes 19 chapters written by sociologists, lawyers, and political scientists on the transformations of courts, institutions and rights protection in Latin America, all of which stem from presentations at conferences in Oxford and UCL organised by the editors. The contributors present original analyses based on rigorous research, innovative case-studies, and interdisciplinary perspectives, all written in an accessible style. Topics include the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, institutional design, financial regulation, competition, discrimination, gender quotas, police violence, orphan works, healthcare, and environmental protection, among others. The book will be of interest to students and scholars interested in policymaking, public law, and development.

About the authors

Pedro Fortes is Associate Professor of Law at FGV Law School, Brazil, and a Public Prosecutor at the Attorney General’s Office of Rio de Janeiro. Author of numerous articles on contemporary Latin American law and policy, he is the editor-in-chief of the FGV Law School series.

Larissa Boratti is a Brazilian qualified lawyer, having practiced with litigation and legal consultancy within environmental law for more than ten years (partner at Ilarraz Advogados). She is also an environmental law lecturer and researcher and is currently a PhD candidate at University College London (funded by CAPES Foundation/Brazil).

Andrés Palacios is a Colombian qualified lawyer, partner of the law firm Estudios Palacios Lleras SAS, and an expert on Antitrust law in Latin America. He has written extensively on the history of antitrust law in Latin America and antitrust theory. He is currently finishing his PhD at University College London.

Tom Gerald Daly is Associate Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law, UK, and a consultant on democracy building, public law and the rule of law. He has published widely on constitutionalism, courts and human rights protection, and is currently Consultant Editor of the Venice Commission Bulletin on Constitutional Case-Law.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Brazilian ‘Supremocracy’ and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Unpicking an Unclear Relationship

    Daly, Tom Gerald

    Pages 3-20

  • Transnational Legal Process and Fundamental Rights in Latin America: How Does the Inter-American Human Rights System Reshape Domestic Constitutional Rights?

    Torelly, Marcelo

    Pages 21-38

  • Complying (Partially) with the Compulsory Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

    González-Salzberg, Damián

    Pages 39-56

  • Media Representations of the Inter-American System of Human Rights

    Gil, Diego (et al.)

    Pages 57-73

  • The Evolving Relationship Between Law and Development: Proposing New Tools

    Alviar, Helena

    Pages 77-93

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-56694-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for Mexico
  • ISBN 978-1-137-56693-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Law and Policy in Latin America
Book Subtitle
Transforming Courts, Institutions, and Rights
Editors
  • Pedro Rubim Borges Fortes
  • Larissa Verri Boratti
  • Andrés Palacios Lleras
  • Tom Gerald Daly
Series Title
St Antony's Series
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-56694-2
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-56694-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-56693-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXVIII, 354
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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