Call for Papers, Volume 23

Special Section Rule of Law:
A Contested Concept? A New Ideology of the Rule of Law in Development

Despite its unquestioned importance for political, social and economic development as well as its wide application on both national and international levels, the understanding of the concept of the rule of law remains disputed. Numerous attempts to define its content and requirements have resulted in the emergence of various competing conceptions of the rule of law, significantly affecting its application in concrete situations. Is it possible to determine the meaning of the rule of law or does it remain essentially contested?

Those interested in publishing an article in the FYBIL special section should submit script conforming to the FYBIL house style to the editors by 15 October 2013. The length of the paper is at the discretion of the author, however, it should not exceed reasonable limits.