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Author Cissé, Hassane

Title The World Bank legal review. Volume 5, Fostering development through opportunity, inclusion, and equity / Hassane Cissé [and three others]
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (690 pages)
Series Law, Justice and Development Series
Law, justice, and development.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Introduction; Opportunity, Inclusion, and Equity as Imperatives for Meaningful Law and Justice-Guided Development; PART I: Law and the Economy; Keeping Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Projects on Track: The Power of Multistakeholder Partnering Committees and Dispute Boards in Emerging-Market Infrastructure Projects; Protecting Traditional Practices and Country of Origin in Developing Countries through Fair Trade and Intellectual Property Rights; Tools for More Sustainable Trade Treaties with Developing Countries
The Treatment of Insolvency of Natural Persons in South African Law: An Appeal for a Balanced and Integrated ApproachThe Role of Personal Insolvency Law in Economic Development: An introduction to the World Bank: Report on the Treatment of the Insolvency of Natural Persons; Specialized Insolvency Regimes for Islamic Banks: Regulatory Prerogative and Process Design; The Role of Law in the Green Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for the Liberalization of Environmental Goods and Services; PART II: Justice and Rule of Law Reform
Institutional Responses to Social Demands: Enhancing Access to Justice in ColombiaThe Role of Access to Information in Promoting Development; The Search for Opportunity and Inclusion: Insecurity and Migration; Toward a National Framework Law on Water for India; Targeting Justice Sector Services to Promote Equity and Inclusion for the Poor in Jordan; Serving the Justice Needs of the People: Adopting an Access to Justice Approach in Somalia's Rule of Law Reform; PART III: Environmental and Natural Resources Law
The Challenges of Reforming the Urban Legal Framework: A Critical Assessment of Brazil's City Statute Ten Years LaterInnovative Legal Measures for Climate Change Response in Green Economy: Integrating Opportunity, Inclusion, and Equity; The Constitutional Basis of Public Participation in Environmental Governance: Framing Equitable Opportunities at National and County Government Levels in Kenya; Planning Laws, Development Controls, and Social Equity: Lessons for Developing Countries; Land Use Law and the City: Toward Inclusive Planning; PART IV: Governance and Anticorruption
Fighting Corruption in Education: A Call for Sector Integrity StandardsThe Battle between Corruption and Governance in India: Strategies for Tipping the Scale; Leveling the Playing Field: A Race to the Top; The World Bank Group Sanctions System and Access to Justice for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises; Private Civil Actions: A Tool for a Citizen-led Battle against Corruption; Fostering Opportunity through Development Finance in Africa: Legal Perspectives from the African Development Bank; PART V: Empowerment and Equity for Diverse Communities
Summary This volume will explore the potentially transformative role of effective laws and legal institutions in providing people with more opportunity that is both inclusive and equitable. Laws, legal frameworks and judicial institutions can create opportunity by providing the space to build human capital and assets, create jobs, and encourage individuals and organizations to make productive investments based on a greater sense of stability. They can also promote inclusion by advancing access to jobs and expanding the reach and quality of services including access to justice as well as promote equity
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 19, 2013)
Subject Civil rights.
law (discipline)
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Civil rights
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781464800382