Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis

Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis

by Xenophon Contiades

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ISBN-13: 9781317161615
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/23/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Xenophon Contiades is Professor of Public Law, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Peloponnese and Director of the Centre for European Constitutional Law-Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation, Athens, Greece.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: the global financial crisis and the constitution, Xenophon Contiades; Part I Constitutional Reactions in Comparative Perspective: How constitutions react to the financial crisis, Xenophon Contiades and Alkmene Fotiadou. Part II First Path: Adjustment: The constitution and the financial crisis in Ireland, David Gwynn Morgan; The constitutional consequences of the financial crisis in Italy, Tania Groppi, Irene Spigno and Nicola Vizioli; Financial crisis and the constitution in Latvia, Ringolds Balodis and Janis Pleps; The Spanish constitution in the turmoil of the global financial crisis, Agustín Ruiz Robledo; The constitution and the financial crisis in the UK: historical and contemporary lessons, John F. McEldowney. Part III Second Path: Submission: The impact of the financial crisis on the Greek constitution, Xenophon Contiades and Ioannis A. Tassopoulos; The sovereign debt crisis and the constitution’s negative outlook: a Portuguese preliminary assessment, Jónatas E.M. Machado. Part IV Third Path: Breakdown: Breaking and making constitutional rules: the constitutional effects of the financial crisis in Hungary, Zoltán Szente; The impact of the financial crisis on Icelandic constitutional law: legislative reforms, judicial review and revision of the constitution, Björg Thorarensen. Part V Fourth Path: Stamina: The United States constitution and the great recession, Mark Tushnet; Index.


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