Comparative Constitutional Law / Edition 2

Comparative Constitutional Law / Edition 2

by Vicki C. Jackson, Mark V. Tushnet
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1587785277

ISBN-13: 9781587785276

Pub. Date: 06/08/2005

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

The second edition of Comparative Constitutional Law updates the first edition by including material on important recent developments. The second edition expands the treatment "dialogic" forms of judicial review, presenting material on the British Human Rights Act, and recent scholarly analyses of these forms of review. It incorporates a substantial discussion of the

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The second edition of Comparative Constitutional Law updates the first edition by including material on important recent developments. The second edition expands the treatment "dialogic" forms of judicial review, presenting material on the British Human Rights Act, and recent scholarly analyses of these forms of review. It incorporates a substantial discussion of the treatment of emergencies in the world's constitutional systems, focusing on the extent to which constitutions regulate government operations in emergencies by requiring executives to obtain authorization from legislatures or, in contrast, do so through direct judicial supervision of executive action. The old chapter on courts and constitutionalism has been reorganized and expanded, with new material on the political roles of constitutional courts and on proportionality analysis in constitutional law. The first edition's discussion of social and economic rights is expanded to include the decisions of the South African C

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587785276
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
06/08/2005
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1856
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.50(d)

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