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Power maps: comparative politics of constitutions

Ivo D. Duchacek

Power maps: comparative politics of constitutions

by Ivo D. Duchacek

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Published by ABC-Clio in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law,
  • Comparative government

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 241-249.

    Statement[by] Ivo D. Duchacek.
    SeriesStudies in comparative politics ;, [2], Studies in international and comparative politics ;, 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 252 p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5311020M
    ISBN 100874361141, 087436115X
    LC Control Number72095265

    The book opens with an overview of key theories and methods for studying comparative politics and moves on to a study of major institutions and themes, such as the state, constitutions and courts. Offering insights into the origins, successes, and threats to revolutionary constitutionalism, Bruce Ackerman takes us to India, South Africa, Italy, France, Poland, Burma, Israel, Iran, and the U.S. and provides a blow-by-blow account of the tribulations that confronted popular movements in their insurgent campaigns for constitutional democracy.

    The Three Dimensions of the Constitution Constitutions are not only frames of government but also "power maps," to use Ivo Duchacek's term; they reflect the realities of the distribution of political power in the polity served. 5 They have yet a third dimension: they also reflect explicitly or implicitly, the moral principles underlying polities or regimes. Politics (from Greek: Πολιτικά, politiká, 'affairs of the cities') is the set of activities that are associated with making decisions in groups, or other forms of power relations between individuals, such as the distribution of resources or academic study of politics is referred to as political science.. Politics is a multifaceted word.

    This is the second of two papers that explore the politics of constitutional review – the power of a court or other organ of government to review the constitutionality of public acts, including legislation, and to void those acts as unlawful when they are found to be in conflict with the constitutional law. It was originally published in as ‘Judging Socialist Reform: The Politics of. British Journal of Political Science. "On the Interpretability of Law: Lessons from the Decoding of National Constitutions," with Tom Ginsburg, James Melton, and Kalev Leetaru. British Journal of Political Science. “Diffusion and the Constitutionalization of Europe.” Comparative Political Studies


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Book Description. Comparative constitutional change has recently emerged as a distinct field in the study of constitutional law. It is the study of the way constitutions change through formal and informal mechanisms, including amendment, replacement, total and partial revision, adaptation, interpretation, disuse and revolution.

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Two very recent comparative studies of constitutions Are I. Duchacek, Power Maps: Comparative Politics Of Constitutions () and I. Duchacek, Rights And Liberties In The World Today: Constitutional Promise And Reality ().

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