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Comparative constitutionalism in South Asia

Author: Sunil Khilnani; Vikram Raghavan; Arun K Thiruvengadam
Publisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book seeks to fill a void in the representation of South Asian constitutions and constitutionalism in international discourse. Although parts of South Asia have remained obscure and unstable on the fine balance of constitutional stability and constitutionalism, an appreciable number of countries have successfully operated constitutional schemes that are based on systems developed in the West through a process  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sunil Khilnani; Vikram Raghavan; Arun K Thiruvengadam
ISBN: 9780199082360 0199082367
OCLC Number: 827276100
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: Reviving South Asian comparative constitutionalism --
Modelling 'optimal' constitutional design for government structures --
How to do comparative constitutional law in India --
Constitutional developments in a Himalayan kingdom --
Separating religion and politics? --
The democratic state and religious pluralism --
Constitutional borrowing in South Asia --
Inheritance unbound --
Religious freedom in India and Pakistan --
Pilate's paramount duty --
Constitutionalism and the judiciary in Bangladesh --
Revisiting the role of the judiciary in plural societies (1987).
Responsibility: editors, Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, Arun K. Thiruvengadam.

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This book comparatively examines a wide range of constitutional themes across the countries in South Asia.  Read more...

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