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Governing with Judges: Constitutional Politics in Europe

Alec Stone Sweet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198297710
eISBN:
9780191601095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297718.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Advances the thesis that legislative processes are increasingly influenced by constitutional judges and the discursive practices of constitutional adjudication. Parallel to this process, the ordinary ... More


Constitutional Politics in France and Germany

Alec Stone Sweet

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of two papers that explore the politics of constitutional review – the power of a court or other organ of government to review the constitutionality of public acts, including ... More


Legislating

Alec Stone Sweet

in Governing with Judges: Constitutional Politics in Europe

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198297710
eISBN:
9780191601095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297718.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The growing interdependence between law‐making and constitutional judging is explored, proceeding from the view that constitutional courts ought to be conceptualized as specialized legislative ... More


Who Has Authority to Take the Country to War?

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to demonstrate that the constitutional politics of war powers can be meaningfully assessed in terms that are congruent, rather than repugnant, ... More


Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines the nature and political origins of America's positive constitutional rights. It is widely assumed that constitutional rights in the United States protect people from government ... More


War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Mariah Zeisberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Armed interventions in Libya, Haiti, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea challenged the US president and Congress with a core question of constitutional interpretation: does the president, or Congress, have ... More


A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Mark A. Graber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199943883
eISBN:
9780199369799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943883.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism offers a historical–institutionalist perspective on American constitutionalism. Proper introductions to a mature American ... More


The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Isaac Nakhimovsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book presents an important new account of Johann Gottlieb Fichte's Closed Commercial State, a major early nineteenth-century development of Rousseau and Kant's political thought. This book shows ... More


Constitutional Referendums: The Deliberative Challenge

Stephen Tierney

in Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592791
eISBN:
9780191741067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592791.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The evidence examined throughout the book suggests that, at least in undivided societies, the referendum can be a successful constitutional instrument provided adequate legal regulation serves to ... More


The Meiji Constitution

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

A Japan-centred world vision lay behind the government's attempt to frame a constitution for itself. The year 1881 was a turning-point in Japanese politics, because the initiative in preparing a ... More


Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Mark A. Graber

in A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199943883
eISBN:
9780199369799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943883.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutionalism is more than the study of constitutional law or constitutional interpretation. Students, teachers, citizens, and even legal practitioners must consider a broader range of questions ... More


At Every Fireside: Constitutional Politics in the Era of Reconstruction

Michael Les Benedict

in Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251940
eISBN:
9780823253012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251940.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter locates the decisions the political and judicial branches of the government made during Reconstruction regarding the definition of citizenship and its rights in a broader system of ... More


Political Armies

Charles Townshend

in Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of constitutionalism and nationalism in the political violence in Ireland during the 19th century. From the Irish point of view, the defeat of the Conservative Party ... More


Becoming-Democratic

Paul Patton

in Deleuze and Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632879
eISBN:
9780748652549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the appearance of ‘becoming-democratic’ in What Is Philosophy? represents a new turn in Deleuze and Guattari's political thought, and renders explicit the reliance upon some ... More


Parliamentary Reform at Westminster

Alexandra Kelso

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076756
eISBN:
9781781702482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076756.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour Party government elected in 1997 pledged to reform the Westminster parliament by modernising the House of Commons and removing the hereditary peers from the House of Lords. Events have ... More


The Unexpected Campaign

James Mitchell

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyzes the campaign from a political science perspective. It considers the asymmetry of the opposing campaigns in terms of resource, also noting the operation of positive and negative ... More


Post Sovereign Constitution Making: Learning and Legitimacy

Andrew Arato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198755982
eISBN:
9780191816987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755982.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutional politics has become a major terrain of contemporary struggles. Contestation around designing, replacing, revising, and dramatically reinterpreting constitutions is proliferating ... More


Theory and Reform in the European Union

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, and Stelios Stavridis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049910
eISBN:
9781781700242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This substantially updated and revised edition offers a comprehensive overview of the challenges confronting the political system as well as the international politics of the European Union. It draws ... More


Speaking to power: mechanisms for judicial–executive dialogue

John O’Dowd

in Judges, politics and the Irish Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526114556
eISBN:
9781526124241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114556.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

John O’Dowd’s chapter concentrates upon the relationship between the executive and judiciary, specifically the communication, or lack thereof, between these institutions. He refers to some recent ... More


Constitutional Politics (1922–29)

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s involvement in constitutional politics during the years 1922–29, particularly in the constitutional programme of contesting elections and carrying on the ... More


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