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Constituting Economic and Social Rights

Constituting Economic and Social Rights

Katharine G. Young

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641932
eISBN:
9780191746086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641932.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Food, water, health, housing and education are as fundamental to human freedom and dignity as are privacy, religion or speech. Yet only recently have legal systems began to secure these fundamental ... More

The Constitution of FreedomAn Introduction to Legal Constitutionalism

The Constitution of Freedom: An Introduction to Legal Constitutionalism

András Sajó and Renáta Uitz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198732174
eISBN:
9780191796524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732174.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

With the rise of populist, anti-constitutional sentiment and the normalization of the anti-terror state it has once again become imperative to explain what constitutionalism means for the ... More

Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Amos N. Guiora

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On September 11, 2001, terrorism instantly became the defining issue of our time. The resulting debate surrounding the inherent tension between national security and individual civil rights has ... More

Courts and ConsociationsHuman Rights versus Power-Sharing

Courts and Consociations: Human Rights versus Power-Sharing

Christopher McCrudden and Brendan O'Leary

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199676842
eISBN:
9780191757112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676842.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Consociations are power-sharing arrangements, increasingly used to manage ethno-nationalist, ethno-linguistic, and ethno-religious conflicts. Current examples include Belgium, Bosnia, Northern ... More

The Cultural Defense of NationsA Liberal Theory of Majority Rights

The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights

Liav Orgad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199668687
eISBN:
9780191748721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668687.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The changing patterns of contemporary immigration have initiated a new form of majority nationalism. In recent years, liberal democracies have introduced immigration and citizenship policies that are ... More

Freedom of Religious Organizations

Freedom of Religious Organizations

Jane Calderwood Norton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Religious freedom is now widely accepted as fundamental to any liberal democracy. It is recognized in domestic, regional, and international human rights instruments and its importance is lauded by ... More

Liberty IntactHuman Rights in English Law

Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Michael Tugendhat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This short history of human rights for lawyers, and others interested in history and politics, shows that they are British rights, not because Britons invented these ‘rights of mankind’, but because ... More

Litigating ReligionsAn Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs

Litigating Religions: An Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs

Christopher McCrudden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198759041
eISBN:
9780191818813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759041.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Religions are a problem for human rights, and human rights are a problem for religions. And both are problems for courts. This essay presents an interpretation of how religion and human rights ... More

Popular Sovereignty in Early Modern Constitutional Thought

Popular Sovereignty in Early Modern Constitutional Thought

Daniel Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745167
eISBN:
9780191806094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745167.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Popular sovereignty—the doctrine that the public powers of the state originate in a concessive grant of power from ‘the people’—is perhaps the cardinal doctrine of modern constitutional theory. Its ... More

Where Our Protection LiesSeparation of Powers and Constitutional Review

Where Our Protection Lies: Separation of Powers and Constitutional Review

Dimitrios Kyritsis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199672257
eISBN:
9780191751295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this book Dimitrios Kyritsis advances an original account of constitutional review of primary legislation for its compatibility with human rights. Key to it is the value of separation of powers. ... More

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