Fragile democracies : contested power in the era of constitutional courts / Samuel Issacharoff, New York University School of Law.
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
xi, 298 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Cambridge studies in election law and democracy.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : The burden of modern democracy Part I. Militant democracy The American paradox The boundaries of democracy Types of threats Responses to antidemocratic threats Judging militant democracy Part II. Competitive democracy Giving up power The promise of constitutional democracy Transition in South Africa The era of constitutional courts The constitutional bargain Can law protect democracy? Constitutionalism in the time of fragile democracies Epilogue : Democratic objectives.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3161 .I845 2015
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