What is law and development?
Mota Prado, Mariana
Law & Development studies have been growing in the past few years after having its death declared in the 1970s. There is however very little clarity as to what this field acompasses or wether is a field at all. Under the label of Law & Development one can find a wide variety of studies , approaches, analysis and topics. What brings all these studies bring together? What is that one should know. if one is looking for a concies summary of what this field acompasses? These are the questions that I will try to answer in this essay. The reader should be forewarned that the title may be slightly misleading, as the paper will not provide comprehensive and conclusive answers to the question "What is Law & Development?" but hopefully it will offer a starting point for a deeper inquiry.