A Case for Transnational Law in Contemporary Times

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal/Potchefstroomse Elektroniese Regsblad

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Title A Case for Transnational Law in Contemporary Times
 
Creator Soyapi, Brewsters
 
Subject international law
transnational law
transnational environmental law
globalisation
 
Description When Jessup first wrote about transnational law about 60 years ago, scholarship on globalisation had not started yet. It seems though that transnational law, as we understand it, is as closely related to and has been developing alongside globalisation. However, transnational law and its place in scholarship remains contested. In the context of this contribution, globalisation serves as the catalyst that has transformed the manner in which law is viewed nationally and internationally and as such presents the lens through which transnationality could be understood and conceptualised. The article shows that the transnationalisation of law is inevitable in a fluid and ever-changing society which demands answers and solutions to the increasing problems brought about by and through globalisation.
 
Publisher Faculty of Law, North-West University, South Africa
 
Date 2020-11-20
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer reviewed article
 
Format application/pdf
text/plain
application/epub+zip
 
Identifier https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/per/article/view/8197
10.17159/1727-3781/2020/v23i0a8197
 
Source Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal; Vol 23 (2020); 1-30
1727-3781
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/per/article/view/8197/10646
https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/per/article/view/8197/10647
https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/per/article/view/8197/10648
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Brewsters Soyapi
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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