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International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

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International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance provides a tightly interwoven, well-organized, multi-disciplinary approach to the complex legal issues underlying sustainable international development. Professor Sarkar provides an overarching view of the legal principles that constitute international development law in an easily understandable way. This book gives the reader new insights on the origins of global poverty, identifies legal impediments to long-term, sustainable economic ...

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Overview

International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance provides a tightly interwoven, well-organized, multi-disciplinary approach to the complex legal issues underlying sustainable international development. Professor Sarkar provides an overarching view of the legal principles that constitute international development law in an easily understandable way. This book gives the reader new insights on the origins of global poverty, identifies legal impediments to long-term, sustainable economic growth, and provides a better understanding of the challenges faced by the international community in resolving global poverty issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195398281
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 10/22/2009
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 1,190,936
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Rumu Sarkar is the General Counsel to Millennium Partners, an international development consulting firm located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The author is a member of the Advisory Board to the PROLAW LL.M. program of Loyola University Chicago Law School, and has been a long-time member of the adjunct law faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. Previously, Professor Sarkar has served as General Counsel for the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC), and General Counsel for the Overseas Basing Commission, two military commissions established by the U.S. Congress. She was formerly Assistant General Counsel for Administrative Affairs for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, where she managed a diverse administrative law portfolio in support of U.S. direct loans, loan guarantees, political risk insurance and investment funds in developing nations. She was also a member of the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Agency for International Development. Dr. Sarkar has published Development Law and International Finance, now in its second edition, based on a course she taught at the Georgetown University Law Center.

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