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The Rule of Law and Governance in East Asia

Jayasuriya, K. (2002) The Rule of Law and Governance in East Asia. In: Beeson, M., (ed.) Reconfiguring East Asia: Regional Institutions and Organizations after the Crisis. RoutledgeCurzon, Surrey, UK, pp. 99-116.

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INTRODUCTION The rule of law and governance have become the new catechisms of multilateral organisations such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In post-crisis Asia the ritual incantation of the need for more effective governance will supposedly sweep away the rent-seeking economic and political institutions that dominated much of pre-crisis East Asia. Implicit in the advocacy and/or study of governance and the rule of law is the assumption that legal institutions are part of a wider package of market ...

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Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon
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