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Legal Systems

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

Legal systems in the early 21st century can only be understood in the context of globalization. Globalization fundamentally affects local and national legal systems through three processes: economic and political globalization and resulting synchronic challenges to nation-states ...

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