Globalization and internationalization are pervasive in contemporary cultural, political, and economic policy discourses. Not surprisingly, a concern with internationalization and globalization increasingly characterizes the policy discourses of law. While the law often operates at a lag to broader social trends, it is sometimes more active in constituting such trends. This article is concerned with a striking episode of legal change oriented towards the perceived new realities of the international system, which occurred in the unlikely venue of private international law in Canada.
In the Name of the International: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Internationalist Transformation of Canadian Private International LawCanadian Yearbook of International Law. Volume 39 (2001), p. 117-209.
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Citation InformationWai, Robert. "In the Name of the International: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Internationalist Transformation of Canadian Private International Law." Canadian Yearbook of International Law 39 (2001): 117-209.