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Constitutional Theocracy

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$56.00 • £44.95 • €50.50

ISBN 9780674048195

Publication Date: 11/01/2010

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314 pages

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

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  • 1. The Rise of Constitutional Theocracy
  • 2. Constitutional Theocracy in Context
  • 3. The Secularist Appeal of Constitutional Law and Courts
  • 4. Constitutionalism versus Theocracy: Constitutional Courts and the Containment of Sacred Law
  • 5. Courts as Secularizing Agents in the Nontheocratic World
  • 6. Yin and Yang? Constitutional Law and Religion Law
  • Conclusion: “Glocalization”? Constitutional Law and Politics in a Nonsecularist World
  • Appendix: Cases and Laws Cited
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2011 Dennis Leslie Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory, Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney
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