The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt

The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt

by 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

Overview

This 2007 book examines the politics of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court, the most important experiment in constitutionalism in the Arab world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521124416
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/12/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. 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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