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Call # K3165 .D44 2002
Title Defining the field of comparative constitutional law / edited by Vicki C. Jackson and Mark Tushnet ; foreword by William H. Rehnquist
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
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Descript. xxiv, 260 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Constitutional law
Alt Author Jackson, Vicki C
Tushnet, Mark V., 1945-
OCLC # 48892741
Table of Contents
 Foreword / William H. Rehnquist 
 Introduction / Vicki C. Jackson, Mark Tushnet 
Pt. IConstitutional Conceptions 
 1Constitutional Conceptions and Constitutional Comparativism / Lorraine E. Weinrib3
 2Why Do We Study Constitutional Laws of Foreign Countries, and How? / Kazuyuki Takahashi35
 3Comparative Constitutional Law: Its Increasing Relevance / Donald P. Kommers61
 4Modern Constitutional Developments in the Arab World: The Case of Judicial Review in Egypt and Its Impact on Other Arab Countries / Adel Omar Sherif71
 5Reflections on Continental European Public Law in the Tradition of Hobbes and Napoleon / Thomas Fleiner85
Pt. IIConstitutions, Courts, and Legitimacy 
 6European Integration and the Ideal of the Common Good / Winfried Brugger93
 7The United Kingdom Human Rights Act, 1998 / Geoffrey Marshall107
 8Judicial Systems: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century / Roberto G. MacLean115
 9Constitutional Development: The African Experience / Dullah Omar175
Pt. IIIConstitutions, Rights, and Reframing 
 10The Right to Freedom of Religion and Secularism in the Indian Constitution / Ratna Kapur199
 11The Shaping of a New Democracy Within the Context of Tradition: Equality and the Respect for Diversity / Dennis M. Davis217
 12A European Perspective: Economic and Social Rights in the French Constitution / Jean-Pierre Theron231
 13Comparative Constitutional Law in an Age of Economic Globalization / David Schneiderman237
 For Further Reading249
 About the Editors and Contributors257