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Constitutions and constitutionalism.

William George Andrews

Constitutions and constitutionalism.

by William George Andrews

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited and with an introductory essay by William G. Andrews.
    SeriesNew perspectives in political science series 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5618084M
    LC Control Number68026690

    The collapse of authoritarian regimes and the global resurgence of liberal democracy has led to a renewed interest in constitutions and constitutionalism among scholars and political activists alike. This book uses the Arab experience to explain the appeal of constitutional documents to authoritarian regimes and assesses the degree to which. Constitutionalism, doctrine that a government’s authority is determined by a body of laws or constitution. Although constitutionalism is sometimes regarded as a synonym for limited government, that is only one interpretation and by no means the most prominent one historically. More generally.

      A constitution is an aggregate of fundamental principles or established precedents that constitute the legal basis of a polity, organisation or other type of entity, and commonly determine how that entity is to be governed.. When these principles are written down into a single document or set of legal documents, those documents may be said to embody a written constitution; if they are written. Difference between Constitution and Constitutionalism. The main difference between constitution and constitutionalism lies in the fact that the constitution is generally a written document, created by the government (often with the participation of the civil society), while constitutionalism is a principle and a system of governance that respects the rule of law and limits the power of the government.

    The Texas Constitution is current through the amendments approved by voters in November In the section headings to the constitution, which are not officially part of the text of the constitution, were revised to reflect amendments and to modernize the language. The book provides a concise introduction to constitutionalism and a detailed account of the nature and implications of each of the principles in question. It concludes with an examination of the importance of constitutional principles to the work of judges, legislators, and others involved in the operation and creation of the constitution.


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