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The Resource The constitution of freedom : an introduction to legal constitutionalism, András Sajó and Renáta Uitz

The constitution of freedom : an introduction to legal constitutionalism, András Sajó and Renáta Uitz

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The constitution of freedom : an introduction to legal constitutionalism
Title
The constitution of freedom
Title remainder
an introduction to legal constitutionalism
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András Sajó and Renáta Uitz
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Language
eng
Summary
Sajó and Uitz's intellectual history of the constitutional ideal is rich in contextual detail and informed by case studies that give an overview of both the theory and practice of constitutionalism worldwide. Classic constitutions are contrasted with twentieth-century and contemporary endeavours, and experimentations in checks and balances. Their endeavour is neither apologetic (and certainly not celebratory), nor purely defensive: this book demonstrates why constitutionalism should continue to matter. Between the rise of populist, anti-constitutional sentiment and the normalization of the apparatus of counter-terrorism, it is imperative that the political communities who seek to sustain democracy as freedom understand the importance of constitutionalism. This book is essential reading for students of law and general readers without prior knowledge of the field, as well as those in politics who believe they know how government works. It shows what is at stake in the debate on constitutionalism
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Sajó, András
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Uitz, Renáta
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  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional law
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The constitution of freedom : an introduction to legal constitutionalism, András Sajó and Renáta Uitz
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Constitutions and constitutionalism -- Conditions for a constitution -- Democracy, or taming an unruly friend -- Dangerous liaisons: separation of powers and checks and balances -- Federalism -- Parliamentarism and the legislative branch -- The executive power -- The rule of law and its executors -- Who guards the guardians? constitutional adjudication -- Rights -- Constitutions under stress -- Multi-layered constitutionalism, globalization and the revival of the nation state
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 483 pages
Isbn
9780198732174
Lccn
2017943296
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
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(OCoLC)991643130
Label
The constitution of freedom : an introduction to legal constitutionalism, András Sajó and Renáta Uitz
Publication
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
Contents
Introduction -- Constitutions and constitutionalism -- Conditions for a constitution -- Democracy, or taming an unruly friend -- Dangerous liaisons: separation of powers and checks and balances -- Federalism -- Parliamentarism and the legislative branch -- The executive power -- The rule of law and its executors -- Who guards the guardians? constitutional adjudication -- Rights -- Constitutions under stress -- Multi-layered constitutionalism, globalization and the revival of the nation state
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 483 pages
Isbn
9780198732174
Lccn
2017943296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)991643130

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