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A theory of constitutional rights

Author: Robert Alexy; Julian Rivers
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This classic work of constitutional theory analyzes the general structure of constitutional rights and their judicial application. It deals with a wide range of problems common to all systems of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alexy; Julian Rivers
ISBN: 9780199584239 0199584230
OCLC Number: 610030183
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2002.
"In preparing the paperback edition we have taken the opportunity to correct a number of minor errors in both the original and the translation. We are particularly grateful to Virgilio Afonso da Silva for his assistance in this."--Pref., [x].
Description: liii, 462 pages : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: A Theory of Constitutional Rights and the British Constitution --
1. The Content and Purpose of a Theory of Constitutional Rights --
2. The Concept of a Constitutional Rights Norm --
3. The Structure of Constitutional Rights Norms --
4. Constitutional Rights as Subjective Rights --
5. Constitutional Rights and Legal Status --
6. The Limits of Constitutional Rights --
7. The General Right to Liberty --
8. The General Right to Equality --
9. Rights to Positive State Action (Entitlements in the Wide Sense) --
10. Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Rights Norms in the Legal System --
Postscript --
Appendix --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Theorie der Grundrechte.
Responsibility: Robert Alexy ; translated by Julian Rivers.

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