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The Dynamics of Constitutionalism in the Age of Globalisation

Frishman, Morly, Muller, Sam (Eds.)

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Hague Academic Press, a T.M.C. Asser Press imprint

What does 'constitutionalism' mean in our age of globalisation? In which contexts does the discourse of constitutionalism occur? What factors contribute to the creation of a 'culture' of constitutionalism at the nation-state level? And can one talk about constitutionalism beyond the state, for example at the European and international levels? These are some of the questions that formed the basis for discussion at the Fifth 'From Peace to Justice' Conference of the Hague Academic Coalition in May 2008. With the concepts of power and governance becoming more diverse and multi-faceted, the conference considered constitutionalism at the national, European and international levels, exploring from a variety of viewpoints the changing meaning of constitutionalism in today's globalised world.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Administrative law - Comparative law - Constitutional law - Constitutionalism - Constitutions - European Union - European Union (EU) - Geschäftsordnung - Globalisation - International Law - constitution - state

Related subjects » International, Foreign and Comparative Law - Law

Table of contents 

Constitutionalism in an Age of Globalisation and Global Threats.- Cultures of Constitutionalism: an Introduction.- Soul of a Nation? The Inception, Interpretation and Influence of South Africa’S 1996 Constitution.- Post-Conflict Constitutional Settlement in Nepal and The Role of The United Nations.- Do Constitutions Make a Difference as Regards The Protection of Fundamental Human Rights? Comparing The United States and Israel.- The Impact of Internationalisation on Constitutional Law: Some Reflections.- Fit for All Practical Purposes? Constitutionalism as a Legitimising Strategy for The European Union.- Why Legal Scholarship Must Not Leave Eu Constitutional Practice to The Social Sciences — Some Reflections.- Peremptory Norms as an Aspect of Constitutionalisation in The International Legal System.

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