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Constitutionalism in Islamic countries : between upheaval and continuity

Constitutionalism in Islamic countries : between upheaval and continuity

Author: Rainer Grote; Tilmann J Roder
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rainer Grote; Tilmann J Roder
ISBN: 9780199759880 019975988X
OCLC Number: 876694383
Description: xxiv, 730 p. ; 26 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION (Grote and Roeder)PREFACE (Grote and Roeder)PART I: CONSTITUTIONALISM AND ISLAM: CONCEPTUAL ISSUES1. Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: A Contemporary Perspective of Islamic Law (Kamali) 2. The Centrality of Shar?'ah to Government and Constitutionalism in Islam (Abou El Fadl) 3. The Separation of Powers in the Tradition of Islamic Statehood (Quraishi)PART II: INTERRELATIONS BETWEEN CONSTITUTIONALISM AND SHARI'A: ANTAGONISM OR COMPLEMENTARITY?1. Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: A Survey from the Perspective of International Law (Wolfrum) 2. The Limited Applicability of Shar?'ah under the Constitution of Nigeria (Ebeku) 3. Constitutionalism in the Maghreb: Between French Heritage and Islamic Concepts (Le Roy) 4. The Relation between Constitution and Shar?'ah in Egypt (Sherif) 5. Secularism in Islamic Countries: Turkey as a Model (OEzbudun) 6. The Kingdom of Jurists: Constitutionalism in Iran (Arjomand) 7. Islam and the Constitutional Foundations of Pakistan (Lau)8. Constitutionalism, Islam and National Identity in Malaysia (Harding) PART III: INSTITUTIONAL CONTROL OF CONSTITUTIONALISM 1. Models of Institutional Control: The Experience of Islamic Countries (Grote) 2. Constitutional Jurisdiction and its Limits in the Maghreb (Gallala) 3. The Turkish Constitutional Court as a Defender of the Raison d'Etat (Can) 4. A Different Approach to the Control of Constitutionalism: Iran's Guardian Council (Shirvani) 5. The Last Defender of Constitutional Reason? Pakistan's Embattled Supreme Court (Khan) 6. Malaysia: The Politics of the Judiciary (Lee) PART IV: CONSTITUTIONALISM AND SEPARATION OF POWERS 1. The Separation of Powers: Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Roeder) 2. Strong Presidentialism: The Model of Egypt (Bernard-Maugiron) 3. The Separation of Powers in a Fragmented State: The Case of Lebanon (Koch) 4. Yemen: A Burgeoning Democracy on the Arab Peninsula? (Shamiri / Wurth / Glosemeyer) 5. Post-Soviet Central Asia: The Limits of Islam (Akbarzadeh) 6. The Rise of Presidentialism in Post-Soviet Central Asia: The Example of Kazakhstan (Kembayev) 7. Westminster Democracy in an Islamic Context: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia (Grote) 8. Indonesia: A Presidential System with Checks and Balances (Hosen) PART V: EMERGING CONSTITUTIONS IN ISLAMIC COUNTRIES 1. Constitution-Making in Islamic Countries - A Theoretical Framework (Afsah)2. Constitutionalism and Islam in Libya (Mezran) 3. Shar?'ah and Human Rights in the Interim Constitution of Sudan (Boeckenfoerde) 4. Statehood and Constitution Building in Somalia: Islamic Responses to a Failed State (Elliesie)5. Constitution-Making and State-Building: Redefining the Palestinian Nation (Khalil) 6. The Protection of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories (Cotran / Brown) 7. Islam and the State in Iraq: The Post-2003 Constitutions (Istrabadi) 8. Constitutional Legitimacy in Iraq: What Role Local Context? (Al-Ali) 9. The Separation of Powers and the Problem of Constitutional Interpretation in Afghanistan (Hashimzai) 10. Constitutionalism in an Islamic Republic: The Principles of the Afghan Constitution and the Conflicts between them (Moschtaghi) LIST OF CONTRIBUTORSINDEX
Responsibility: edited by Rainer Grote and Tilmann J. Röder.


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