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Constitutional topography
András Sajó

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Constitutional topography
values and constitutions
edited by András Sajó & Renáta Uitz

Published 2010 by Eleven International Pub., Sold and distributed in the USA and Canada [by] International Specialized Book Services in The Hague, Netherlands, Portland, OR .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Constitutional morality and judicial review -- Will J. Waluchow
Constitutionalism and value theory -- András Szigeti
The only constitution and its many enemies -- Otto Pfersmann
Constitutional specificity, unwritten understandings and constitutional agreement -- Tom Ginsburg
The constitution as a theory of society in a society : a reflection after twenty years of democratic changes in East Central Europe -- Grażyna Skąpska
Values for a valueless society : constitutional morality after collective crime -- Nenad Dimitrijevic
Should rights shape societies and their values, or should societal values shape rights? : an examination of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights -- Eva Brems
Axiological aspects of the Russian constitution -- Valery Zorkin
Behind the constitution? : the principle of constitutional identity in France -- Michel Troper
The constitutional value system and social values in South Africa -- Theunis Roux
Individual autonomy as a constitutional value : fundamental assumptions revisited -- Renáta Uitz and Orsolya Salát
Contested concepts : equality and dignity in the case-law of the Canadian Supreme Court and South African Constitutional Court -- Murray Wesson
The judge as moral arbiter? : the case of abortion -- Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld
Intuition as axiological source : a case study from gay rights -- Suzanne B. Goldberg
The dictatorship of the obscure? Values and the secular adjudication of fundamental rights -- Matthias Mahlmann
Are religious sensitivities above the constitution? Reflections on the collective defamation of religious people -- Guy Haarscher
Principles of law and law out of principles in social and economic policy : constitutional courts and legislatures as friends and foes in constitutional politics -- Gadis Gadzhiev.

Edition Notes

"Earlier versions of the papers collected in this volume were presented in Budapest in 2008 at the 16th The Individual v. the State conference."--p. [ix].

Includes bibliographical references.

Issues in constitutional law -- v. 6, Issues in constitutional law -- v. 6.


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K3165 .C598 2010

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