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Comparative constitutional law in Latin America
Éditeur Edward Elgar Publishing
Année copyright 2017
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Comparative constitutional law in Latin America
1 vol. (x-376 p.) : couverture illustrée en couleur ; 25 cm
Bibliogr. en fin de chapitres. Index
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Comparative constitutional law in Latin America : an introduction / Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg ; Constitution making and constitutionalism in Latin America : the role of procedural rules / Gabriel L. Negretto ; Constitution making and constituent power / Joel Colâon-Râios ; A critical mapping of transitional justice in Latin America / Lucas Lixinski ; Constitutional revolution in the Andes? / Zachary Elkins ; The New "Bolivarian" Constitutions : a textual analysis / Mark Tushnet ; Looking beyond the constitution : the social and ecological function of property / Helena Alviar Garcia ; Equality / Roberto Gargarella ; Modes of disestablishment in Latin America / Julieta Lemaitre ; Judicial role and the limits of constitutional convergence in Latin America / David Landau ; Ambitious constitutions : prominent courts / Oscar Vilhena Vieira ; Between power and submissiveness : constitutional adjudication in Latin America / Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri ; The institutional limits of inter-American constitutionalism / Alexandra Huneeus ; The constitutional protection of economic and social rights in Latin America / Carlos Bernal ; The "economic constitutions" of Latin America : between free markets and socioeconomic rights / Javier Couso
"This book provides ... insights into the practice of democratic constitutionalism in one of the world's most legally and politically significant regions. It combines contributions from leading Latin American and global scholars to provide 'bottom up' and 'top down' insights about the lessons to be drawn from the distinctive constitutional experiences of countries in Latin America. In doing so, it also draws on a rich array of legal and interdisciplinary perspectives. Ultimately, it shows both the promise of democratic constitutions as a vehicle for social, economic and political change, and the variation in the actual constitutional experiences of different countries on the ground - or the limits to constitutions as a locus for broader social change. This book presents new perspectives on recurrent topics and debates that enrich comparative constitutional law in other regions of the world, both in the Global South and the Global North."--
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