Constitutionalism and political reconstruction [electronic resource] / edited by Saïd Amir Arjomand.
Contributor(s): Arjomand, Said Amir | ebrary, Inc.Series: International comparative social studies, 14.Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston, MA : Brill, c2007Description: vii, 391 p. : ill.Subject(s): Comparative government | Constitutional history | Rule of lawGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 320.3 Online resources: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Constitutional development and political reconstruction from nation-building to new constitutionalism / Said Amir Arjomand -- Nation-building, modernization and post-colonial reconstruction -- Regimes reinventing themselves : constitutional development in the Arab world / Nathan Brown -- Constitutions and political reconstruction? Israel's quest for a constitution / Ruth Gavison -- A globalizing constitutionalism? Views from the postcolony, 1945-2000 / Julian Go -- The rule of law and politics of reform in post-revolutionary Iran / Keyvan Tabari -- Post-colonial collages : distributions of power and constitutional models, with special reference to South Africa / Heinz Klug -- Constitutional engineering and impact: the case of Fiji / Jill Cottrell and Yash Ghai -- Constitutional reconstruction since the fall of communism -- Parliament and the political class in the constitutional reconstruction of Poland : two constitutions in one / Jacek Kurczewski -- Constitutionalism and the presidency in the Russian Federation / Anders Fogelklou -- Institutional innovations and moral foundations of constitutionalism in East Central Europe : coping with the past human rights violations / Grażyna Skapska -- The constitution in the process of denationalization / Dieter Grimm -- Constitutional courts and the new constitutionalism -- The role of constitutional courts in the transition to democracy, with special reference to Hungary / Laszlo Solyom -- Constitutional negotiations : political contexts of judicial activism in post-Soviet Europe / Kim Lane Scheppele -- Women and the cost of transition to democratic constitutionalism in Spain / Ruth Rubio-Marin -- Dissolution of political parties by the constitutional court in Turkey : judicial delimitation of the political domain / Dicle Kogacioglu -- List of contributors -- Index.
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