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The Resource Judicial power : how constitutional courts affect political transformations, edited by Christine Landfried

Judicial power : how constitutional courts affect political transformations, edited by Christine Landfried

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Judicial power : how constitutional courts affect political transformations
Title
Judicial power
Title remainder
how constitutional courts affect political transformations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christine Landfried
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The power of national and transnational constitutional courts to issue binding rulings in interpreting the constitution or an international treaty has been endlessly discussed. What does it mean for democratic governance that non-elected judges influence politics and policies? The authors of Judicial Power - legal scholars, political scientists, and judges - take a fresh look at this problem. To date, research has concentrated on the legitimacy, or the effectiveness, or specific decision-making methods of constitutional courts. By contrast, the authors here explore the relationship among these three factors. This book presents the hypothesis that judicial review allows for a method of reflecting on social integration that differs from political methods, and, precisely because of the difference between judicial and political decision-making, strengthens democratic governance. This hypothesis is tested in case studies on the role of constitutional courts in political transformations, on the methods of these courts, and on transnational judicial interactions
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DLC
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Landfried, Christine
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  • Judicial power
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Judicial power
  • Constitutional courts
  • Constitutional courts
  • Judicial power
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Europe
Label
Judicial power : how constitutional courts affect political transformations, edited by Christine Landfried
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 392 pages
Isbn
9781108425667
Lccn
2018034110
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1045640641
Label
Judicial power : how constitutional courts affect political transformations, edited by Christine Landfried
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
xvii, 392 pages
Isbn
9781108425667
Lccn
2018034110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1045640641

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