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Author Buratti, Andrea, author
Title Western constitutionalism : history, institutions, comparative law / by Andrea Buratti
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Edition Second edition
Descript 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages) : digital ; 25 cm
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Note The forge of constitutionalism: rediscovering the heritage of resistance against political power -- Achievements: constitutionalism in the age of the modern revolutions -- The different paths of western constitutional law in the 19th century -- Constitutionalism in the age of democratization -- Analyzing the pattern of constitutional democracy: the Anglo-American experience -- Analyzing the pattern of constitutional democracy: the European experience -- From the open constitutional state to the European constitutional space -- The worldwide expansion of constitutional democracy
This innovative textbook provides an introduction into comparative constitutional law to undergraduate and graduate students. Combining a clear and practical explanation of the topics with scientific knowledge, the textbook analyzes the origins and the development of constitutional law in the Western world, as well as the structure and transformations of constitutional law, up to the present day. It also examines the theoretical roots and the historical premises of constitutionalism, and explores the foundation of constitutional law in Western countries since the Age of Revolutions and the 19th Century, underlining the different constitutional traditions. Furthermore, the textbook describes the transformations of constitutional law brought about by the transition toward pluralistic societies, and analyzes the political and legal features of constitutional democracies, taking into consideration the lessons learned in several constitutional environments in contemporary states. It also discusses the global expansion of the pattern of Western constitutionalism and the contemporary challenges in the age of globalization, focusing on the development of a European constitutional space
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Constitutional law -- Western countries
Constitutional law -- Western countries -- Philosophy
Constitutional history -- Western countries
Constitutional law
History
Comparative law
Private International Law, International & Foreign Law, Comparative Law
Constitutional Law
Political Science
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