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Towards Juristocracy

The Origins and Consequences of the New Constitutionalism

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674025479

Publication Date: 09/30/2007

Short

296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 4 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Four Constitutional Revolutions
  • 2. The Political Origins of Constitutionalization
  • 3. Hegemonic Preservation in Action
  • 4. Constitutionalization and Judicial Interpretation of Rights
  • 5. Rights and Realities
  • 6. Constitutionalization and the Judicialization of Mega-Politics
  • Conclusion: The Road to Juristocracy and the Limits of Constitutionalization
  • Notes
  • Legal Decisions Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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