The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egyptby Tamir Moustafa
This 2007 book examines the politics of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court, the most important experiment in constitutionalism in the Arab world.See more details below
This 2007 book examines the politics of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court, the most important experiment in constitutionalism in the Arab world.
- Cambridge University Press
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- 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Table of Contents1. Introduction: law versus the state; 2. The politics of domination: law and resistance in authoritarian states; 3. The establishment of the Supreme Constitutional Court; 4. The emergence of constitutional power (1979–90); 5. The rapid expansion of constitutional power (1991–7); 6. Executive retrenchment and an uncertain future (1998–2005); 7. Law, development, and democracy: a critical appraisal; Appendix A. SCC justices and commissioners; Appendix B. Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt; Appendix C. Law 49/1979 governing the Supreme Constitutional Court; Appendix D. Figures on Supreme Constitutional Court rulings; Bibliography.
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