skip to content
Constitution-making and transnational legal order Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Constitution-making and transnational legal order

Author: Gregory C Shaffer; Tom Ginsburg; Terence C Halliday
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Series: Comparative constitutional law and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"His common way of conceiving of constitution-making, however, is simply wrong. It ignores the long history of transnational flow of ideas about constitutions and how they should be made. Indeed, the very idea of a formal written constitution is foreign in many parts of the world, including in South Sudan. When one examines the actual processes by which constitutional documents are made"--
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory C Shaffer; Tom Ginsburg; Terence C Halliday
ISBN: 9781108473101 1108473105
OCLC Number: 1055435904
Description: xiii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Constitution-making as transnational legal ordering / Tom Ginsburg, Terence C. Halliday and Gregory Shaffer --
2. Constitutional advice and transnational legal order / Tom Ginsburg --
3. A transnational actor on a dramatic stage --
Sir Ivor Jennings and the manipulation of Westminster style democracy in Pakistan / H. Kumarasingham --
4. Constitutions in world society: a new measure of human rights / Colin J. Beck, John W. Meyer, Ralph I. Hosoki and Gili S. Drori --
5. Constitutional dialects: the language of transnational legal orders / David S. Law --
6. Transnational constitution-making: the contribution of the Venice Commission on law and democracy / Paul Craig --
7. Autocracy under cover of the transnational lega order / Kim Lane Scheppele --
8. Democratic erosion and constitution-making moments: the role of transnational legal norms / David E. Landau --
9. The possibilities and limits of a constitution-making transnational legal order: the case of Chile / Javier Couso --
10. Participatory constitution-making as a transnational legal norm: why does it "stick" in some contexts and not in others? / Abrak Saati.
Series Title: Comparative constitutional law and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory Shaffer, University of California, Irvine; Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago; Terence C. Halliday, American Bar Foundation.

Abstract:

Constitution-making is often thought of as an exclusively national project that constitutes the framework for politics and law within a nation, but constitutions have always been influenced by ideas  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This collection of rich and rigorous essays is tremendously valuable in solidifying our understanding of constitutions as transnational documents and constitution-making as a transnational process. Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1055435904> # Constitution-making and transnational legal order
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "1055435904" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/droit_constitutionnel_etudes_comparatives> ; # Droit constitutionnel--Études comparatives
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/law_and_globalization> ; # Law and globalization
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/constitutional_law> ; # Constitutional law
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/mondialisation> ; # Mondialisation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/law_foreign_influences> ; # Law--Foreign influences
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/K3165> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/internationales_recht> ; # Internationales Recht
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/342.02/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/rechtsordnung> ; # Rechtsordnung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/verfassungsrecht> ; # Verfassungsrecht
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2019" ;
    schema:description ""His common way of conceiving of constitution-making, however, is simply wrong. It ignores the long history of transnational flow of ideas about constitutions and how they should be made. Indeed, the very idea of a formal written constitution is foreign in many parts of the world, including in South Sudan. When one examines the actual processes by which constitutional documents are made"--"@en ;
    schema:description "1. Constitution-making as transnational legal ordering / Tom Ginsburg, Terence C. Halliday and Gregory Shaffer -- 2. Constitutional advice and transnational legal order / Tom Ginsburg -- 3. A transnational actor on a dramatic stage -- Sir Ivor Jennings and the manipulation of Westminster style democracy in Pakistan / H. Kumarasingham -- 4. Constitutions in world society: a new measure of human rights / Colin J. Beck, John W. Meyer, Ralph I. Hosoki and Gili S. Drori -- 5. Constitutional dialects: the language of transnational legal orders / David S. Law -- 6. Transnational constitution-making: the contribution of the Venice Commission on law and democracy / Paul Craig -- 7. Autocracy under cover of the transnational lega order / Kim Lane Scheppele -- 8. Democratic erosion and constitution-making moments: the role of transnational legal norms / David E. Landau -- 9. The possibilities and limits of a constitution-making transnational legal order: the case of Chile / Javier Couso -- 10. Participatory constitution-making as a transnational legal norm: why does it "stick" in some contexts and not in others? / Abrak Saati."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Person/shaffer_gregory_c_1958> ; # Gregory C. Shaffer
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Person/ginsburg_tom> ; # Tom Ginsburg
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Person/halliday_terence_c_terence_charles> ; # Terence Charles Halliday
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/9070437831> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Series/comparative_constitutional_law_and_policy> ; # Comparative constitutional law and policy.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "Constitution-making and transnational legal order"@en ;
    schema:productID "1055435904" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781108473101> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB968864> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1055435904> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Person/ginsburg_tom> # Tom Ginsburg
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ginsburg" ;
    schema:givenName "Tom" ;
    schema:name "Tom Ginsburg" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Person/halliday_terence_c_terence_charles> # Terence Charles Halliday
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Halliday" ;
    schema:givenName "Terence Charles" ;
    schema:givenName "Terence C." ;
    schema:name "Terence Charles Halliday" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Person/shaffer_gregory_c_1958> # Gregory C. Shaffer
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1958" ;
    schema:familyName "Shaffer" ;
    schema:givenName "Gregory C." ;
    schema:name "Gregory C. Shaffer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Series/comparative_constitutional_law_and_policy> # Comparative constitutional law and policy.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1055435904> ; # Constitution-making and transnational legal order
    schema:name "Comparative constitutional law and policy." ;
    schema:name "Comparative constitutional law and policy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/constitutional_law> # Constitutional law
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Constitutional law"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/droit_constitutionnel_etudes_comparatives> # Droit constitutionnel--Études comparatives
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Droit constitutionnel--Études comparatives"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/internationales_recht> # Internationales Recht
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Internationales Recht"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/law_and_globalization> # Law and globalization
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Law and globalization"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#Topic/law_foreign_influences> # Law--Foreign influences
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Law--Foreign influences"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9070437831#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:description "ebook version :" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1055435904> ; # Constitution-making and transnational legal order
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781108473101>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1108473105" ;
    schema:isbn "9781108473101" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.