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Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781786437181
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781781007310
Published: March 2018
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781786437204



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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world's leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas. Mark Tushnet, a world-renowned scholar of constitutional law, has excelled in extending and revising his essential introduction to comparative constitutional law. Through an analysis of topics at the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship, this authoritative study investigates constitution making, forms of constitutional review, proportionality analysis and its alternatives, and the development of a new `transparency' branch in constitutions around the world. Throughout, the book draws upon examples from a wide range of nations, demonstrating that the field of comparative constitutional law now truly encompasses the world.

New to this revised and enlarged second edition:

  • Updated and extended material to encompass the developments in practice and scholarship since the original edition's publication back in 2014
  • With substantial additional attention, Tushnet analyses abusive constitutionalism, the idea of the constituent power, eternity clauses and unconstitutional amendments
  • Recent developments in weak- and strong-form constitutional review are given fresh analysis, as well as an expanded consideration of third generation rights.
Addressing the key issues of constitutional design and structure, this second edition will serve as an excellent up-to-date resource for students and scholars of comparative constitutional law.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law
Contents:
1. Introduction: comparative constitutional law - history and contours
2. Constitution-making
3. The structures of constitutional review and some implications for substantive constitutional law
4. The structure of rights analysis: proportionality, rules and international law
5. The structure of government
6. Conclusion
References
Index