Constitutionalism and political reconstruction

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Brill , Leiden, Boston
Comparative government, Constitutional history, Rule o
Statementedited by Saïd Amir Arjomand.
SeriesInternational comparative social studies -- v. 14
ContributionsArjomand, Said Amir.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF51 .C6274 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 391 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23710461M
ISBN 109004151745
ISBN 139789004151741
LC Control Number2007027742

The constitution proclaims the goal of establishing a “democratic, federal state” that functions according to rule of law and promises a broad array of social, political and economic rights.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Constitutional development and political reconstruction from nation-building to new constitutionalism / Saïd Amir Arjomand --Nation-building, modernization and post-colonial reconstruction --Regimes reinventing themselves: constitutional.

The book is divided into three sections. The first section is Constitutionalism Endangered: The Road to Civil War. The next section is Legal Change and Constitutional Politics in Reconstruction and The Gilded Age. The third part is titled: Contesting the Legacy of Lincoln and the Civil War in the Progressive Era.3/5(1).

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Preface Introduction Ch. 1: Constitutional Development and Political Reconstruction from Nation-building to New Constitutionalism Saїd Amir Arjomand Part I: Nation-building, Modernization and Post-Colonial Reconstruction Ch.

2: Regimes Reinventing Themselves: Constitutional Development in the Arab World Nathan Brown Ch. 3: Constitution and Political Reconstruction?Cited by: 5. Constitutional development and political reconstruction from nation-building to new constitutionalism Chapter Two. Regimes reinventing themselves: Constitutional development in the arab worldAuthor: Ruth Gavison.

Against the backdrop of South Africa's transition from apartheid, this provocative book explores the role of late twentieth-century constitutionalism in facilitating political change. While using South Africa as a case study, Klug's larger project is to investigate why there has been renewed faith in justiciable constitutions and democratic Cited by: Constitutional development and political reconstruction from nation-building to new constitutionalism Chapter Two.

Regimes reinventing themselves: Constitutional development in the arab worldAuthor: Anders Fogelklou. The argumentation is thoughtful, precise, and provocative. Moreover, the book is beautifully written, thoroughly researched, and meticulously referenced. Akhil Reed Amar has produced an impressive piece of scholarship that seems destined to become a staple of the constitutional bibliography."—John M.

Scheb, Law and Politics Book ReviewCited by: Politics of Reconstruction. Well before the end of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln began formulating a plan to restore the Confederate states to the Union. Constitutional development and political reconstruction from nation-building to new constitutionalism Chapter Two.

Regimes reinventing themselves: Constitutional development in the arab worldAuthor: Dieter Grimm. But the Constitution remains the supreme fundamental source of law in the United States.

Would you make clear the relationship between the Supreme Court and the Constitution. Article III of the Constitution gives Congress the authority to create a judiciary, but the only court the Constitution specifically created was the Supreme Court.

Constituting Democracy: Law, Globalism, and South Africa's Political Reconstruction. Against the backdrop of South Africa's transition from apartheid, this provocative book explores the role of late twentieth century constitutionalism in facilitating political change.

Foner’s book (the 25th in a prodigious career) documents how African Americans and aging abolitionists pressed new rights into the Constitution — and the ways Congress deferred many of the Author: John Fabian Witt. Incorporating constitutional law, politics and legal history, this examination of South Africa's constitution-making process provides important insights into the role of law in the transition to democracy.

‘Constituting Democracy is essential reading for anyone who is interested in Author: Heinz Klug. 'In this timely work, Political Constitutionalism, Richard Bellamy presents an original republican re-interpretation and defence of existing representative democratic constitutionalism against the legal constitutionalists, who would give the constitution to the courts, and against the deliberative democrats, who discount majority rule and party Cited by: reconstruction and the constitution by john w.

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: Constitutionalism: Ancient and Modern (): Mcilwain, Charles Howard: BooksCited by: Populist engagement with constitution-making and constitutional reform forms a distinctive, and in significant ways worrying, tendency.

Populism is explicitly present in the constitutional politics of the East-Central European countries of Hungary and Poland (but not reducible to East-Central Europe). Reconstruction, in U.S. history, the period (–77) that followed the American Civil War and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.

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The theory of the social contract, developed in the 17th cent. by Thomas Hobbes and John Locke, was fundamental to the development of the modern constitution. The Constitution of the United States, written in and ratified inwas the first important written constitution, and a model for a vast number of subsequent constitutional.

Written By: Constitutionalism, doctrine that a government’s authority is determined by a body of laws or constitution. Although constitutionalism is sometimes regarded as a synonym for limited government, that is only one interpretation and by.

"Americans' ideas about constitutional liberty played a crucial role in the history of Reconstruction. They provided the basis for the Republican program of equal rights; ironically, they also set the limits to that program and reduced the prospects for its success.

Americans were as concerned with preserving the Constitution as they were with changing it to protect liberty. The second half of the book elaborates the theory of political constitutionalism, and defends it from the legal constitutionalists' fear of majority tyranny.

Although paralleling Waldron's critique of judicial review in the name of self-government, this is distinctively based on the republican idea of freedom as : Iseult Honohan. Constituting democracy: law, globalism, and South Africa's political reconstruction.

[Heinz Klug] Against the backdrop of South Africa's shift from apartheid, this book explores the role of late twentieth century constitutionalism in facilitating political change. Americans' ideas about constitutional liberty played a crucial role in the history of Reconstruction.

They provided the basis for the Republican program of equal rights; ironically, they also set the limits to that program and reduced the prospects for its by: 8.

Constitutionalism. Constitutionalism is the idea, often associated with the political theories of John Locke and the "founders" of the American republic, and equated with the concept of regula iuris, the "Rule of Law", that government can and should be legally limited in its powers, and that its authority depends on enforcing these following links and documents explore.

1 ‘A constitution is an ordering of a city in respect of its offices and particularly of the sovereign one.’ Aristotle’s Politics, Book III (trans R.

Robinson) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), p. 2 ‘When we speak of constitutionalism, we refer to the set of ideas and principles whichFile Size: KB. Please join us for a lecture with Mark Graber, Professor of Law and Government at the University of Maryland School of Law, to discuss "Constructing Constitutional Politics: The Reconstruction Strategy for Protecting Rights."His commentator is Kenneth Kersch, Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College.

Mark Graber is a professor of law and.

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Lectures and Book Launches; Workshops; Work in progress presentations There seems to be a belief – especially persistent among some EU legal scholars – that even the largest political problems can be solved through the law. It suggests that any balance of authority and legitimacy between the EU and the Member States is, in fact, a.

Alexander, Thomas B. Political Reconstruction in Tennessee () Alexander, Thomas B. "Political Reconstruction in Tennessee, ,'" in Richard O. Curry, ed., Radicalism, Racism, and Party Realignment: The Border States during Reconstruction (Johns Hopkins UP, ) pp 37–79; an abridged version of Alexander's book.The Rule of Law, Islam and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran, edited with Nathan J.

Brown, State University of New York Press, Constitutional Politics in the Middle East, edited with an introduction, London: Hart Publishers, Constitutionalism and Political Reconstruction, edited with an introduction, Leiden: E.J.

Brill, The classical, neo-republican tradition of political constitutionalism identifies arbitrariness with domination of the ruled by their rulers, and seeks to avoid it by establishing a condition of.