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Rethinking the Constitution: Perspectives on Canadian Constitutional Reform, Interpretation and Theory
     

Rethinking the Constitution: Perspectives on Canadian Constitutional Reform, Interpretation and Theory

by Anthony Peacock (Editor), Anthony A. Peacock (Editor)
 

The interpretive enterprise of Charter review, and the symbolic politics it has generated have had consequences far beyond the purview of Canadian courts and the parties, to constitutional litigation. The problems that plagued constitutional reform in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and that resulted in the demise of the Charlottetown Accord as well as of the

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The interpretive enterprise of Charter review, and the symbolic politics it has generated have had consequences far beyond the purview of Canadian courts and the parties, to constitutional litigation. The problems that plagued constitutional reform in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and that resulted in the demise of the Charlottetown Accord as well as of the federal Progressive Conservative Party itself, seemed intimately related to the politics of judicial review. Was there a common thread linking the problems of Canadian constitutional reform, interpretation, and theory? This work addresses these themes with a view of rethinking them in the context of Canadian liberal constitutionalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195411782
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/16/1996
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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