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The Resource New constitutionalism in Latin America : promises and practices, edited by Detlef Nolte and Almut Schilling-Vacaflor

New constitutionalism in Latin America : promises and practices, edited by Detlef Nolte and Almut Schilling-Vacaflor

Label
New constitutionalism in Latin America : promises and practices
Title
New constitutionalism in Latin America
Title remainder
promises and practices
Statement of responsibility
edited by Detlef Nolte and Almut Schilling-Vacaflor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Authors from a number of different disciplines offer a general overview of constitutional reforms in Latin America since 1990. They explore the historical, philosophical and doctrinal differences between traditional and new constitutionalism in Latin America and examine sources of inspiration. The book also covers sociopolitical settings, which factors and actors are relevant for the reform process, and analyzes the constitutional practices after reform, including the question of whether the recent constitutional reforms created new post-liberal democracies with an enhanced human and social ri
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 342.8
  • 342.802
Index
index present
LC call number
KG548
LC item number
.N49 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolte, Detlef
  • Schilling-Vacaflor, Almut
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional law
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Constitutional law
  • Latin America
  • Konstitutionalismus
  • Demokratisierung
  • Verfassungsreform
  • Gewaltenteilung
  • Lateinamerika
  • Grundlagar
  • Statsrätt
  • Latinamerika
Label
New constitutionalism in Latin America : promises and practices, edited by Detlef Nolte and Almut Schilling-Vacaflor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1: Introduction and Analytical Concepts; 1 Introduction: The Times they are a Changin'; 2 Explaining Constitutional Change; 3 Toward a Theory of Formal Constitutional Change; 4 Still the Land of Presidentialism?; 5 What do we mean when we talk about 'Critical Constitutionalism'?; Part 2: Reflections on the New Latin American Constitutionalism from a Historical and Comparative Perspective; 6 Latin American Constitutionalism; 7 Latin American Constitutionalism Then and Now
  • Part 3: Case Studies: The Impact of New Constitutions on Democracy and Governance8 Neo-Constitutionalism in Twenty-first Century Venezuela; 9 New Constitutions and the Transformation of Democracy in Bolivia and Ecuador*; 10 Constitutionalizing Policy; 11 Change and Continuity in Dominican Constitutions; 12 Chile: Democratization through Constitutional Reforms; Part 4: Case Studies: The Empowerment of Courts; 13 Institutional Design and Judicial Behaviour; 14 Constitutional Courts and Constitutional Change; Part 5: Case Studies: Rights Revolution and Indigenous State Transformation
  • 15 Colombia's 1991 Constitution: A Rights Revolution16 How Does the New Constitutionalism Respond to the Human Rights Challenges?; 17 Plurinational Constitutionalism; 18 Turning Legal Pluralism into State-Sanctioned Law; Conclusions
Control code
804662269
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (436 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315597904
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99952810773
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804662269
Label
New constitutionalism in Latin America : promises and practices, edited by Detlef Nolte and Almut Schilling-Vacaflor
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1: Introduction and Analytical Concepts; 1 Introduction: The Times they are a Changin'; 2 Explaining Constitutional Change; 3 Toward a Theory of Formal Constitutional Change; 4 Still the Land of Presidentialism?; 5 What do we mean when we talk about 'Critical Constitutionalism'?; Part 2: Reflections on the New Latin American Constitutionalism from a Historical and Comparative Perspective; 6 Latin American Constitutionalism; 7 Latin American Constitutionalism Then and Now
  • Part 3: Case Studies: The Impact of New Constitutions on Democracy and Governance8 Neo-Constitutionalism in Twenty-first Century Venezuela; 9 New Constitutions and the Transformation of Democracy in Bolivia and Ecuador*; 10 Constitutionalizing Policy; 11 Change and Continuity in Dominican Constitutions; 12 Chile: Democratization through Constitutional Reforms; Part 4: Case Studies: The Empowerment of Courts; 13 Institutional Design and Judicial Behaviour; 14 Constitutional Courts and Constitutional Change; Part 5: Case Studies: Rights Revolution and Indigenous State Transformation
  • 15 Colombia's 1991 Constitution: A Rights Revolution16 How Does the New Constitutionalism Respond to the Human Rights Challenges?; 17 Plurinational Constitutionalism; 18 Turning Legal Pluralism into State-Sanctioned Law; Conclusions
Control code
804662269
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (436 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315597904
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99952810773
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804662269

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