Constitutions in a Nonconstitutional World: Arab Basic Laws and the Prospects for Accountable Government

Constitutions in a Nonconstitutional World: Arab Basic Laws and the Prospects for Accountable Government

by Nathan J. Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791451571
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Series: SUNY series in Middle Eastern Studies Series
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nathan J. Brown is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. He is the author of The Rule of Law in the Arab World: Courts in Egypt and the Gulf and Peasant Politics in Modern Egypt: The Struggle Against the State.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Part One The Purposes of Arab Constitutions

Introduction: Constitutions in a Nonconstitutional World

1. Early Constitutional Documents in the Middle East

2. Constitutions and Arab Monarchies

3. Republican Constitutions

Conclusion to Part One: The Purposes of Arab Constitutions

Part Two Constitutional Possibilities in the Arab World

Introduction: Constitutions and Constitutionalism

4. Parliamentarism and Constitutional Possibilities in the Arab World

5. Judicial Review in Arab Constitutional Systems

6. Islamic Constitutionalism

Conclusion: Lessons from the Arab Constitutional Experience

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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