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Judicial review in new democracies : constitutional courts in Asian cases

Author: Tom Ginsburg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats
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This book examines three countries in Asia, where law is traditionally viewed as a tool of authoritarian rulers, to determine why new democracies adopt constitutional courts that constrain  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Ginsburg
ISBN: 0521520398 0521817153 9780521520393 9780521817158
OCLC Number: 634173605
Description: XI, 295 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Acknowledgements; Notes on usage; Introduction: the decline and fall of parliamentary sovereignty; 1. Why judicial review?; 2. Constituting judicial power; 3. Building judicial power; 4. Courts in new democracies; 5. Confucian constitutionalism? The grand justices of the Republic of China; 6. Distorting democracy? The constitutional court of Mongolia; 7. Rule by law or rule of law? The constitutional court of Korea; 8. Conclusion: comparing constitutional courts; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Tom Ginsburg.

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