Using a Colombian case study, this book assesses the potential for court rulings to enact real-life social change.
Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito is an associate professor and founding director of the Program on Global Justice and Human Rights at the University of the Andes, Colombia, and a founding member of the Center for Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia). He is the author of numerous articles and co-editor of several books including Law and Society in Latin America (2015), Balancing Wealth and Health (2014) and Law and Globalization from Below (2005). Diana Rodriguez-Franco is a PhD candidate in sociology at Northwestern University, Illinois and an affiliate researcher at the Center for Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia). Her research focuses on the political economy of development, comparative environmental politics, sociology of law, and human rights. She is the author of several articles including 'Dependency Theory' (forthcoming, with James Mahoney) and 'Globalizing Intellectual Property Rights: The Politics of Law and Public Health'.
Cesar A. Rodriguez-Garavito, Diana Rodriguez-Franco