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date: 05 April 2020

Rule of Law  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
David A. SONNENFELDDavid A. SONNENFELD

Formally established laws, regulations, and procedures serve as only the “thin” part of rule of law; also required for its full, “thick” realization are institutional capacity, judicial neutrality, informational transparency, and social space for civic engagement. In the context of rapid, large-scale industrialization in China, India, and neighboring countries, rule of law for sustainability is an area in urgent need of further development. ...

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