The Judicialization Of Politics In Latin America / Edition 1

The Judicialization Of Politics In Latin America / Edition 1

by Alan Angell
     
 

A look at the judicialization of politics in modern Latin America.See more details below

Overview

A look at the judicialization of politics in modern Latin America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403970862
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Studies of the Americas Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Judicialization of politics : the changing political role of the judiciary in Mexico21
Ch. 3Changing dynamics : the political impact of Costa Rica's Constitutional Court47
Ch. 4The judicialization of politics in Colombia : the old and the new67
Ch. 5The judicialization of Chilean politics : the rights revolution that never was105
Ch. 6Judicialization and regime transformation : the Venezuelan Supreme Court131
Ch. 7Petitioning and creating rights : judicialization in Argentina161
Ch. 8Community justice institutions and judicialization : lessons from rural Peru187
Ch. 9Private conflicts, public powers : domestic violence in the courts in Latin America211
Ch. 10Constitutionalism, the expansion of justice and the judicialization of politics in Brazil231
Ch. 11The transnational dimension of the judicialization of politics in Latin America263
Afterword293

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