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Law and Development. Edited by Anthony Carty. New York, N.Y.: New York University Press, 1992, pp. 506.
Law and development as an academic field of study in the United States began in the 1940s, thrived in the middle to late 1960s, and was declared dead by its proponents in the late 1970s. ' The publication of Law and Development, an anthology of writings compiled by Professor Anthony Carty, signals a budding resurgence in this field, perhaps the result of the economic and political transformations that accompanied the demise of the Soviet Union and occasioned a somber assessment of centralized planning. As transitional economies in …