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The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America

Conrado (Assistant Professor of Public Law, Assistant Professor of Public Law, University of Sao Paulo) Hubner Mendes & Roberto (Professor of Law, Professor of Law, University of Buenos Aires) Gargarella

The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America

The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America

The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America

 

This Oxford Handbook details the constitutions and constitutional history of Latin America, providing comparative analysis of the prevailing institutional models and major themes in the region's constitutionalism.


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Beschrijving The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America

Constitutional law in Latin America embodies a mosaic of national histories, political experiments, and institutional transitions. No matter how distinctive these histories and transitions might be, there are still commonalities that transcend the mere geographical contiguity of these countries.

This Handbook depicts the constitutional landscape of Latin America by shedding light on its most important differences and affinities, qualities and drawbacks, and by assessing its overall standing in the global enterprise of democratic constitutionalism. It engages with substantive and methodological conundrums of comparative constitutional law in the region, drawing meaningful comparisons between constitutional traditions. The volume is divided into two main parts. Part I focuses on
exploring the constitutions for seventeen jurisdictions, offering a comprehensive country-by-country critique of the historical foundations, institutional architecture, and rights-based substantive identity of each constitution. Part II presents comparative analyses on the most controversial
constitutional topics of the region, exploring central concepts in institutions and rights.

The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America is an essential resource for scholars and students of comparative constitutional law, and Latin American politics and history Written by leading experts, it comprehensively examines constitutions, controversies, institutions, and constitutional rights in Latin America.


ISBN
9780198786900
Pagina's
960
Verschenen
NUR
680
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Hardback
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
OUP Oxford

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