Constitutionalism and Political Reconstruction

Constitutionalism and Political Reconstruction

by Said Amir Arjomand
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004151745

ISBN-13: 9789004151741

Pub. Date: 08/29/2007

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This book offers a unique interdisciplinary comparison of the dominant trends in constitutional developments and legal change across different regions of the world in the last half century, bringing together the constitution-making of the post-colonial era with the post-communist political reconstruction and globalization of constitutionalism.  See more details below

Overview

This book offers a unique interdisciplinary comparison of the dominant trends in constitutional developments and legal change across different regions of the world in the last half century, bringing together the constitution-making of the post-colonial era with the post-communist political reconstruction and globalization of constitutionalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004151741
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/29/2007
Series:
International Comparative Social Studies Series, #14
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Introduction
Constitutional Development and Political Reconstruction from Nation-building to New Constitutionalism   Said Amir Arjomand     3
Nation-Building, Modernization and Post-Colonial Reconstruction
Regimes Reinventing Themselves: Constitutional Development in the Arab World   Nathan Brown     47
Constitutions and Political Reconstruction? Israel's Quest for a Constitution   Ruth Gavison     69
A Globalizing Constitutionalism? Views from the Postcolony, 1945-2000   Julian Go     89
The Rule of Law and Politics of Reform in Post-Revolutionary Iran   Keyvan Tabari     115
Post-Colonial Collages: Distributions of Power and Constitutional Models, with Special Reference to South Africa   Heinz Klug     139
Constitutional Engineering and Impact: the Case of Fiji   Jill Cottrell   Yash Ghai     159
Constitutional Reconstruction Since the Fall of Communism
Parliament and the Political Class in the Constitutional Reconstruction of Poland: Two Constitutions in One   Jacek Kurczewski     195
Constitutionalism and the Presidency in the Russian Federation   Anders Fogelklou     217
Institutional Innovations and Moral Foundations of Constitutionalism in East Central Europe: Coping with the Past Human Rights Violations   GrazynaSkapska     237
The Constitution in the Process of Denationalization   Dieter Grimm     261
Constitutional Courts and the New Constitutionalism
The Role of Constitutional Courts in the Transition to Democracy, with Special Reference to Hungary   Laszlo Solyom     285
Constitutional Negotiations: Political Contexts of Judicial Activism in Post-Soviet Europe   Kim Lane Scheppele     315
Women and the Cost of Transition to Democratic Constitutionalism in Spain   Ruth Rubio-Marin     337
Dissolution of Political Parties by the Constitutional Court in Turkey: Judicial Delimitation of the Political Domain   Dicle Kogacioglu     357
List of Contributors     379
Index     383

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