Pretoria : Pretoria University Law Press PULP, 2013.
x, 667 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part A. Introduction and conceptualization. 1. Preliminary notes on transformative consitutionalism / Upendra Baxi 2. A brief response to Professor baxi / Theunis Roux 3. A global constitution of rights: the ethics, the mechanics and the geopolitics of comparative constitutional law / Conrado Hübner mendes 4. Of selves and others: a reply to Conrado Hübner Mendes / Henk Botha Part B. Overview of the three constitutions and apex courts. 5. Descriptive overview of the Braziilian Constitution and the Supreme Court / Oscar Vilhena Viera 6. Descriptive overview of the Indian Constitution and the Supreme Court of india / Shylashri Shankar 7. Descriptive overview of the South African Constitution and Constitutional Court / Wessel le Roux 8. The role and impact of international and foreign law on adjudication in the apex courts of Brazil, India and South Africa / Juana Kweitel, Ranbir Singh and Frans Viljoen Part C. Specific rights and themes. 9. The role of the Brazilian Supreme Court in the implementation of women's rights: bridging constitutional norms and reality / Daniela Ikawa 10. Gender justice and the indian Supreme Court: the post-colonial project / Indira Jaising 11. Gender and transformation in the South African Constitutional Court / Sandra Fredman Sexual minorities. 12. On pluralism and its limits: the constitutional approach to sexual minority freedom in Brazil and the way ahead 13. A new language of morality: from the trial of Nowshirwan to the judgement in Naz Doundation / Arvind Nairran 14. Sexual minority freedom and the heteronormative hegemony in South Africa / Jaco Barnard-Naudé Religion. 15. Commentary on the constitutional aspects of religious freedom in Brazil / Eloisa Machado de Almeida 16. Right to religious recognition in India: a comment / Shylashri Shankar 17. Right to recognition and protection of religion in South Africa / Mtende Mhango Socio-economic rights: health and livelihood. 18. Between usurpation and adbication? The right to health in the courts of brazil and South Africa / Octavio Luiz Motta Ferraz 19. Realising the right to health through co-coperative judicial review: an analysis of the role of the Indian Supreme Court / Anita Shandra 20. The South African constitutional court and livelihood rights / Danie Brand Land. 21. Finding common ground: rights arising from land reform in South Africa, India and Brazil / Vinodh Jaichand Social movements and apex courts. 21. Remarks on the role of social movements and civil society organisations in the Brazilian Supreme Court / marcela Fogaça Vieira and Flavia Annenberg 23. Swallowing a bitter PIL? Reflections on progressive strategies for Public Interest Litigation in India / Arun K. Thiruvengadam 24. Social movements and the Constitutional Court of South Africa / Tshepo Madlingozi Part D. Rights beyond the state. 25. Sovereignty, citizenship and the university of socio-economic rights / Sammy Adelman 26. Humane rights beyond the state: exploring the challenges / David Bilchitz Part E. Judicial perspective. 27. Reflections of a retired judge / Justice ZM Yacoob Part F. Conclusions. 28. Some concluding thoughts on an ideal, machinery and methid / Oscar Vilhena Vieira, Upendra baxi and Franz Viljoen.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.