Asia-Pacific Constitutional Systemsby Graham Hassall, Cheryl Saunders
Pub. Date: 05/28/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This 2002 book analyses the formal constitutional changes that have taken place in the Asia-Pacific region. See more details below
This 2002 book analyses the formal constitutional changes that have taken place in the Asia-Pacific region.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Map: the Asia-Pacific region; Introduction; Part I. Modernity and Nation-States at the Dawn of the Global Era: 1. Traditional states and colonisation; 2. The modern constitution; 3. Writing the constitution; Part II. The Constitution of Modernity: 4. The legislature; 5. Representation; 6. Head of state; 7. Constitutional revision; Part III. Democracy and the Rule of Law: 8. Courts and the judiciary; 9. The suspension of constitutional power; 10. Devolution; Conclusion: postmodernity and constitutionalism; Appendix: chronology of constitutional events in the Asia Pacific; Bibliography; Index.
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