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The Resource Constitutionalism and the rule of law : bridging idealism and realism, edited by Maurice Adams, Anne Meuwese, Ernst Hirsch Ballin

Constitutionalism and the rule of law : bridging idealism and realism, edited by Maurice Adams, Anne Meuwese, Ernst Hirsch Ballin

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Constitutionalism and the rule of law : bridging idealism and realism
Title
Constitutionalism and the rule of law
Title remainder
bridging idealism and realism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maurice Adams, Anne Meuwese, Ernst Hirsch Ballin
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Rule of law and constitutionalist ideals are understood by many, if not most, as necessary to create a just political order. Defying the traditional division between normative and positive theoretical approaches, this book explores how political reality on the one hand, and constitutional ideals on the other, mutually inform and influence each other. Seventeen chapters from leading international scholars cover a diverse range of topics and case studies to test the hypothesis that the best normative theories, including those regarding the role of constitutions, constitutionalism and the rule of law, conceive of the ideal and the real as mutually regulating"--
  • "Recent years have witnessed a multiplication of initiatives promoting constitutionalism and the rule of law. Both are understood, by many if not most, as necessary to create and sustain a just political order. If constitutionalism refers to a range of ideas and patterns of behaviour about how a government should be regulated in its powers in order to effectuate the fundamental principles of a political regime, it is usually a national constitution that shapes constitutionalism in concrete legal terms. A more abstract definition, which applies not only to nation states but also to a post-national order, identifies constitutionalism as 'an overarching legal framework that determines the relationships of the different levels of law and the distribution of powers among their institutions'"--
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DLC
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1980-
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  • Adams, Maurice
  • Meuwese, Anne Claartje Margreet
  • Hirsch Ballin, E. M. H.
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  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional law
  • Rule of law
  • State, The
  • Idealism
  • Realism
  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional law
  • Idealism
  • Realism
  • Rule of law
  • State, The
Label
Constitutionalism and the rule of law : bridging idealism and realism, edited by Maurice Adams, Anne Meuwese, Ernst Hirsch Ballin
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 547 pages
Isbn
9781107151857
Lccn
2016032454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)953617978
Label
Constitutionalism and the rule of law : bridging idealism and realism, edited by Maurice Adams, Anne Meuwese, Ernst Hirsch Ballin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 547 pages
Isbn
9781107151857
Lccn
2016032454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)953617978

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