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Law, World

  • By: Markus Kotzur
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

In general terms, world law is law that is the same throughout the world. It thus encompasses any rule having, regardless of its legal source, a global scope of application and consequently claiming universal normativity. The terminology varies: Along with the ...

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