Posts by Christopher May

Christopher May, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Lancaster

The rule of law and the common sense of global politics

Christopher May

The conventional wisdom on the value of the rule of law actually masks uncertainty about its purpose and beneficiaries The rule of law is often presented as preferable to the rule of men or the rule of force.  Indeed, in the last couple of decades it has become a central part of the ‘common sense’ of global politics – an … Continue reading

22 October 2014 by Christopher May
Categories: Human rights, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment Tags: , ,