Dr Scott Newton
BA(Berkeley) JD MPA(Harvard)
Lecturer in Laws of Central Asia
Academic Staff, Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus
- Dr Scott Newton
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- SOAS, University of London
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- Human rights in the developing world
- Law and development
- Law and international inequality:critical legal analysis of political economy from colonialism to globalisation
- Law, institutions and political economy of transition
PhD Students supervised
- Jonathan Bashi Rudahindwa, OHADA, a regional legal system to support the creation of an internal market in Africa
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- East Asia
Newton, Scott (2006) 'The Dialectics of Law and Development.' In: Trubek, D. M. and Santos, A., (eds.), The New Law and Economic Development: a Critical Appraisal. Cambridge University Press, pp. 174-202.
Newton, Scott (2003) 'Transplantation and Transition: Legality and Legitimacy in the Kazakhstani Legislative Process.' In: Galligan, D. J. and Kurkchiyan, M., (eds.), Law and Informal Practices: the Post-Communist Experience. Oxford University Press, pp. 151-170.
Newton, Scott (2007) 'Law and Power in Rwanda in the Shadow of the Genocide.' Journal of Comparative Law, 2 (1). pp. 151-171.
Newton, Scott (2006) 'Constitutionalism and Imperialism sub specie Spinozae.' Law and Critique, 17 (3). pp. 325-355.
Newton, Scott (2000) 'The Political Institutions of Tajikistan in the Wake of the General Agreement and the National Reconciliation Commission.' SOAS Working Papers .
Newton, Scott (2000) 'Transplantation and Transition: Legality and Legitimacy in Kazakhstani Legislative Process.' SOAS Working Paper .