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The Culture of International Arbitration

Won L. Kidane


Although international arbitration has emerged as a credible means of resolution of transnational disputes involving parties from diverse cultures, the effects of culture on the accuracy, efficiency, fairness, and legitimacy of international arbitration is a surprisingly neglected topic in the literature. This book fills that gap by providing an in-depth analysis of the role of culture in modern-day arbitral proceedings. In particular, it contains a detailed analysis of how cultural miscommunication could affect accuracy, efficiency, and fairness in both commercial and investment arbitration w ... More

Keywords: international arbitration, cultural diversity, cultural miscommunication, international arbitration legitimacy, commercial arbitration, investment arbitration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199973927
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973927.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Won L. Kidane, author
Fulbright Scholar and Associate Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law