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Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm and María Blanca Noodt Taquela


This book opens a cross-regional dialogue and shifts the Eurocentric discussion on diversity and integration to a more inclusive engagement with South America in private international law issues. It promotes a contemporary vision of private international law as a discipline enabling legal interconnectivity, with the potential to transcend its disciplinary boundaries to further promote the reality of cross-border integration, with its focus on the ever-increasing cross-border mobility of individuals. Private international law embraces legal diversity and pluralism. Different legal traditions co ... More

Keywords: Private international law, conflict of laws, cross-border disputes, legal diversity, international judicial cooperation, pluralistic thinking, cosmopolitan integration, cross-border cooperation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474447850
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm, editor
University of Edinburgh

María Blanca Noodt Taquela, editor
University of Buenos Aires

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Part I Legal Diversity and Integration

Part II Cooperation, The Architecture Of Engagement

Part III The Evolving Focus on The Individual

Part IV Private International Law in Practice

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