New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
ix, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Comparative constitutional law and policy.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : constitutions in authoritarian regimes / Tom Ginsburg and Alberto Simpser Part I. The Category Ruling against rules / Adam Przeworski Authoritarian constitutionalism : some conceptual considerations / Mark Tushnet Part II. Constitutional Design in Authoritarian Regimes The political economy of autocratic constitutions / Michael Albertus and Victor Menaldo Authoritarian constitution making : the role of the military in Latin America / Gabriel Negretto Constitutions in authoritarian regimes : the Egyptian constitution of 1971 / Kristen Stilt Part III. Contents of Authoritarian Constitutions The content of authoritarian constitutions / Tom Ginsburg, Zachary Elkins and James Melton Constitutional variation among strains of authoritarianism / David S. Law and Mila Versteeg Part IV. Consequences of Authoritarian Constitutions The role of presidential power in authoritarian elections / Jennifer Gandhi The informal politics of formal constitutions : rethinking the effects of 'presidentialism' and 'parliamentarism' in the cases of Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, and Ukraine / Henry E. Hale The Party's leadership as a living constitution in China / He Xin.
"This volume explores the form and function of constitutions in countries without the fully articulated institutions of limited government"-- Provided by publisher. "Comparative constitutional law is an intellectually vibrant field that encompasses an increasingly broad array of approaches and methodologies. This series collects analytically innovative and empirically grounded work from scholars of comparative constitutionalism across academic disciplines. Books in the series include theoretically informed studies of single constitutional jurisdictions, comparative studies of constitutional law and institutions, and edited collections of original essays that respond to challenging theoretical and empirical questions in the field"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3165 .C63 2014
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