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  1. Authoritarian Constitutionalism

    Authoritarian Constitutionalism

    Edited by Helena Alviar Garcia, Günter Frankenberg
    The contributions to this book analyse and submit to critique authoritarian constitutionalism as an important phenomenon in its own right, not merely as a deviant of liberal constitutionalism. Accordingly, the fourteen studies cover a variety of authoritarian regimes from Hungary to Apartheid South Africa, from China to Venezuela; from Syria to Argentina, and discuss the renaissance of authoritarian agendas and movements, such as populism, Trumpism, nationalism and xenophobia. From different theoretical perspectives the authors elucidate how authoritarian power is constituted, exercised and transferred in the different configurations of popular participation, economic imperatives, and imaginary community. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  2. Rethinking US Election Law

    Rethinking US Election Law

    Steven Mulroy
    Recent U.S. elections have defied nationwide majority preference at the White House, Senate, and House levels. This work of interdisciplinary scholarship explains how “winner-take-all” and single-member district elections make this happen, and what can be done to repair the system. Proposed reforms include the National Popular Vote interstate compact (presidential elections); eliminating the Senate filibuster; and proportional representation using Ranked Choice Voting for House, state, and local elections. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  3. The Foundations of the EU as a Polity

    The Foundations of the EU as a Polity

    Massimo Fichera
    In this insightful book, Massimo Fichera provides an original account of European integration as a process. He argues that European constitutionalism has been informed from its earliest stages by a meta-rationale, which is expressed by security and fundamental rights as discourses of power. Employing this descriptive and normative conceptual framework to analyse the development of the EU as a polity, chapters cover significant recent events such as the Eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis, the rule of law crisis, Brexit and the constitutional identity crisis. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Making a 21st Century Constitution

    Making a 21st Century Constitution

    Frank Vibert
    Democratic constitutions are increasingly unfit for purpose with governments facing increased pressures from populists and distrust from citizens. The only way to truly solve these problems is through reform. Within this important book, Frank Vibert sets out the key challenges to reform, the ways in which constitutions should be revitalised and provides the standards against which reform should be measured. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. Comparative Constitutional Studies

    Comparative Constitutional Studies

    Günter Frankenberg
    Comparative Constitutional Studies takes a rich area of research and teaching and makes it attractive for the classroom setting and beyond. Every constitution has an interesting story to tell, and for this book Günter Frankenberg has selected vibrant examples that encourage readers to practice realism, demonstrate critical spirit and examine the dark side of framers’ reports and normative theories. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Mark Tushnet
    Mark Tushnet excels in updating the Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law. In this second edition Tushnet includes new material based on developments in practice and scholarship since the original edition’s publication back in 2014. Topics which are given substantial additional attention include abusive constitutionalism, the idea of the constituent power, eternity clauses and unconstitutional amendments, recent developments in weak- and strong-form constitutional review, and expanded consideration of third generation rights. This title will appeal to those who fell in love with the first edition and those who are interested in learning more about Comparative Constitutional Law. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  7. Comparative Constitutional Theory

    Comparative Constitutional Theory

    Edited by Gary Jacobsohn, Miguel Schor
    The need for innovative thinking about alternative constitutional experiences is evident, and readers of Comparative Constitutional Theory will find in its pages a compendium of original, theory-driven essays. The authors use a variety of theoretical perspectives to explore the diversity of global constitutional experience in a post-1989 world prominently marked by momentous transitions from authoritarianism to democracy, by multiple constitutional revolutions and devolutions, by the increased penetration of international law into national jurisdictions, and by the enhancement of supra-national institutions of governance. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  8. Handbook of Political Party Funding

    Handbook of Political Party Funding

    Edited by Jonathan Mendilow, Eric Phélippeau
    Scrutinizing a relatively new field of study, the Handbook of Political Party Funding assesses the basic assumptions underlying the research, presenting an unequalled variety of case studies from diverse political finance systems. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  9. Constitutions and Gender

    Constitutions and Gender

    Edited by Helen Irving
    Constitutions and gender is a new and exciting field, attracting scholarly attention and influencing practice around the world. This timely handbook features contributions from leading pioneers and younger scholars, applying a gendered lens to constitution-making and design, constitutional practice and citizenship, and constitutional challenges to gender equality rights and values. It offers a gendered perspective on the constitutional text and record of multiple jurisdictions, from the long-established, to the world’s newly emerging democracies. Constitutions and Gender portrays a profound shift in our understanding of what constitutions stand for and what they do. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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    February 2019   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  10. Constitutional Preambles

    Constitutional Preambles

    Wim Voermans, Maarten Stremler, Paul Cliteur
    While their use and significance have increased in recent decades, constitutional preambles have received only scant attention in academic literature. This presents a uniquely quantitative and qualitative analysis of all the preambles currently in force around the world and addresses fascinating questions concerning their occurrence, content, style, function and legal status. Studying preambles not only helps us understand the phenomenon itself, but also teaches us more about constitutions and the constitutional systems in which they are situated. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  11. Comparative Constitutional Law

    Comparative Constitutional Law

    Edited by Mark Tushnet
    This authoritative three-volume set provides a carefully considered selection of the most important articles to guide research into comparative constitutional law. Topics covered include historical studies of public law in different nations, theoretical accounts of rights and structures, detailed examinations of particular features common to many constitutions, and comparisons between a significant number of domestic jurisdictions. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this comprehensive and timely research collection is an essential resource for academics and practitioners alike. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,250.00   Web: $ 1,125.00
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  12. Against the New Constitutionalism

    Against the New Constitutionalism

    Tamas Gyorfi
    Ever since the Second World War, a new constitutional model has emerged worldwide that gives a pivotal role to judges. Against the New Constitutionalism challenges this reigning paradigm and develops a distinctively liberal position against strong constitutional review that puts the emphasis on epistemic considerations. The author considers whether the minimalist judicial review of Nordic countries is more in line with the best justification of the institution than the Commonwealth model that occupies a central place in contemporary constitutional scholarship. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  13. Constitutionalism Across Borders in the Struggle Against Terrorism

    Constitutionalism Across Borders in the Struggle Against Terrorism

    Edited by Federico Fabbrini, Vicki C. Jackson
    This edited collection explores the topic of constitutionalism across borders in the struggle against terrorism, analyzing how constitutional rules and principles relevant in the field of counter-terrorism move across borders. What emerges is a picture of the complex interplay of constitutional law, international law, criminal law and the law of war, creating webs of norms and regulations that apply in the struggle against terrorism conducted across increasingly porous borders. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. American Judicial Power

    American Judicial Power

    Michael Buenger, Paul J. De Muniz
    American Judicial Power: The State Court Perspective is a welcome addition to the breadth of studies on the American legal system and provides an accessible and highly illuminating overview of the state courts and their functions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  15. The Arab Spring

    The Arab Spring

    Antoni Abat i Ninet, Mark Tushnet
    Approaching the concept of Islamic constitutionalism from a comparative perspective, this thought-provoking study by Antoni Abat i Ninet and Mark Tushnet uses traditional Western political theory as a lens to develop a framework for analyzing the events known as the ‘Arab Spring’. Writing with clarity and insight, the authors place Western and Arabic traditions into a constructive dialogue. They focus on whether we can develop a ‘theory of revolutions’ that helps us understand events occurring at divergent times at geographically separate locations. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  16. Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation

    Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation

    Sofia Ranchordás
    This innovative book explores the nature and function of ‘sunset clauses’ and experimental legislation, or temporary legislation that expires after a determined period of time, allowing legislators to test out new rules and regulations within a set time frame and on a small-scale basis. Sofia Ranchordás presents a thorough analysis of sunset clauses and experimental legislation from a comparative perspective, and offers a clear legal framework for their implementation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Mark Tushnet
    Mark Tushnet, a world-renowned scholar of constitutional law, presents an introduction to comparative constitutional law through an analysis of topics at the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship. The complete Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law series is available online as a low cost institutional subscription. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  18. Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia

    Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia

    Edited by Rosalind Dixon, Tom Ginsburg
    Comparative constitutional law is a field of increasing importance around the world, but much of the literature is focused on Europe, North America, and English-speaking jurisdictions. The importance of Asia for the broader field is demonstrated here in original contributions that look thematically at issues from a general perspective, with special attention on how they have been treated in East Asian jurisdictions. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  19. Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

    Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

    Günter Frankenberg
    This timely volume by distinguished scholar Günter Frankenberg offers a sophisticated analysis and sharp critique of the reactions of nations such as the US, Great Britain and Germany to perceived terrorist threats, organized crime actions and other political emergencies that have occurred in recent years. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  20. Order from Transfer

    Order from Transfer

    Edited by Günter Frankenberg
    Constitutional orders and legal regimes are established and changed through the importing and exporting of ideas and ideologies, norms, institutions and arguments. The contributions in this book discuss this assumption and address theoretical questions, methodological problems and political projects connected with the transfer of constitutions and law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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