Constitutionalism, Democracy and Sovereignty : American and European Perspectives

Constitutionalism, Democracy and Sovereignty : American and European Perspectives

by Richard Bellamy, Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, Associati
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859722644

ISBN-13: 9781859722640

Pub. Date: 03/01/1996

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859722640
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Series:
Avebury Series in Philosophy
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1Introduction: Constitutionalism, democracy and sovereignty1
2The political meaning of constitutionalism11
3Rights discourse, new social movements and new political subjects31
4Righting wrongs: the normality of constitutional politics45
5Judicial review, democracy and the special competency of judges61
6The European Union?77
7Citizenship in the Constitution of the European Union: rhetoric or reality?96
8The communitarian ghost in the cosmopolitan machine: constitutionalism, democracy and the reconfiguration of politics in the New Europe111
9A right to secede? Scotland reviewed133
10Beyond sovereignty and citizenship: a global constitutionalism151
Contributors161

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