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Constitutionalism in context, edited by David S. Law.

With its emphasis on emerging and cutting-edge debates in the study of comparative constitutional law and politics, its suitability for both research and teaching use, and its distinguished and diverse cast of contributors, this handbook is a must-have for scholars and instructors alike. This versatile volume combines the depth and rigor of a scholarly reference work with features for teaching in law and social science courses. Its interdisciplinary case-study approach provides political and historical as well as legal context: each modular chapter offers an overview of a topic and a jurisdiction, followed by a case study that simultaneously contextualizes both. Its forward-looking and highly diverse selection of topics and jurisdictions fills gaps in the literature on the Global South as well as the West. A timely section on challenges to liberal constitutional democracy addresses pressing concerns about democratic backsliding and illiberal and/or authoritarian regimes
Table Of Contents
Pedagogy and conceptualization of the field / David S. Law -- The state of the field / Tom Ginsburg -- Methodology and research design / Ran Hirschl -- Constitutions and constitutionalism : China / Albert H.Y. Chen -- Constitution-making for divided societies : Afghanistan / Clark B. Lombardi & Shamshad Pasarlay -- Constitutional history and constitutional migration : Nepal / Mara Malagodi -- Constitutional transformation : Hungary / Yaniv Roznai -- International law and constitution-making : Sudan / Markus Böckenförde -- Judicial review of constitutional amendments : Taiwan / David S. Law & Hsiang-Yang Hsieh -- Nonjudicial constitutional interpretation : Netherlands / Maartje de Visser -- Transnational judicial communication : the European Union / Elaine Mak & David S. Law -- Social and economic rights : Argentina / Julieta Rossi & Daniel M. Brinks -- LGBTQ rights : Singapore / Lynette J. Chua -- Indigenous rights : New Zealand / Matthew S.R. Palmer -- Citizenship and nationality : Cyprus / Achilles Emilianides & Christos Papastylianos -- Affirmative Action : Brazil / Adilson José Moreira -- Subnational constitutionalism : Hong Kong / Cora Chan -- Electoral systems : Indonesia / Simon Butt -- Fourth-branch institutions : South Africa / Mark Tushnet -- Islamic Constitutionalism : Iran / Mirjam Künkler & David S Law -- Military influence on the constitutional order : Turkey / Ozan O. Varol -- Constitutional backsliding : Colombia / David Landau -- Privatization of constitutional law : Thailand / Victor V Ramraj & Thitinant Tengaumnuay
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1 online resource (xliii, 566 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
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