Order from Transfer: Comparative Constitutional Design and Legal Culture

Order from Transfer: Comparative Constitutional Design and Legal Culture

by Gunter Frankenberg (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781952108
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Günter Frankenberg, Professor, Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface
Constitutions as Commodities: Notes on a Theory of Transfer
Günter Frankenberg
PART I: TRANSPLANT, TRANSFER, MIGRATION, ETC. – ONLY WORDS? PROBLEMS OF THEORY AND METHOD
1. Comparative Constitutional Studies and the Discourse on Legal Transfer
Timo Tohidipur
2. Clotted History and Chemical Reactions – On the Possibility of Constitutional Transfer
Margrit Seckelmann
3. ‘One Size Can Fit All’ – Some Heretical Thoughts on the Mass Production of Legal Transplants
Ralf Michaels
PART II: ORDERING GENDER – COMPARING THE CASTING AND RECASTING OF WOMEN AND GENDER RELATIONS IN CONSTITUTIONAL CONTEXTS
4. Gender Structures and Constitutional Law
Helena Alviar García
5. Private but Equal? Why the Right to Privacy Will Not Bring Full Equality for Same-sex Couples
Nora Markard
6. Legal Transfer of Women and Fetuses: A Trip from German to Portuguese Abortion Constitutionalism
Ruth Rubio Marín
PART III: ORDERING PLURALISM – ALTERNATIVE NORMATIVE ORDERS CHALLENGING THE STATE–CENTEREDNESS OF CONSTITUTIONALISM
7. Legal Pluralism and Normative Transfer
Jennifer Hendry
8. Who is Afraid of Legal Transfers?
Julia Eckert
PART IV: ORDERING THE POSTCOLONY – CONSTITUTIONAL BREAKS, CONTINUITIES, AND HYBRIDS
9. ‘Ordering’ Constitutional Transfers: A View from India
Upendra Baxi
10. Constitutional Autochthony and the Invention and Survival of ‘Absolute Presidentialism’ in Postcolonial Africa
H. Kwasi Prempeh
PART V: ORDERING HEGEMONY – CONSTITUTIONAL MOMENTS IN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES AND COLONIES
11. Constitution-making in Occupied Countries
Stefan Kadelbach
12. International Influence on Post-Conflict Constitution-making
Philipp Dann
13. German Citizenship and its Colonial Heritage
Felix Hanschmann
PART VI: ORDERING EUROPE – EUROPE ORDERING. CONSTITUTIONAL TRANSFERS TO LATIN AMERICA IN THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES
14. Constitutional Transfers and Experiments in the Nineteenth Century
Günter Frankenberg
15. Leon Duguit’s Influence in Columbia: The Lost Opportunity of a Potentially Progressive Reform
Helena Alviar García
16. Constitutional Grafts and Social Rights in Latin America
Roberto Gargarella
Index

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