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The Decline of Statism and the Convergence of Political Alternatives

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins with a concise summary of the statist conception of political order that underlies Egypt's current autocratic regime. It then documents the economic contradictions that brought ... More


Liberal Constitutionalism: Preserving and Adapting Egypt’s Liberal Tradition

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter studies the emergence of liberal constitutionalism in Egypt. It examines the historical foundations of Egyptian liberalism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and ... More


Sectorial Constitutions in the Nation State

Gunther Teubner

in Constitutional Fragments: Societal Constitutionalism and Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644674
eISBN:
9780191738814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644674.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Constitutions of social sub-areas came to light not just with functional differentiation on a global scale, but which had already become virulent in the era of the nation state. It starts with ... More


Liberalism, Islam, and Egypt’s Political Future

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter observes that the path of institutional change advocated by market liberals shares important areas of agreement with the reforms advocated by supporters of liberal constitutionalism and ... More


Federal Democracy: Federalism as Political Culture, Civil Society, and Liberal Democratic Constitutionalism

Michael Burgess

in In Search of the Federal Spirit: New Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606238
eISBN:
9780191752476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606238.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter builds upon the assumption established in the previous chapters that the successful operation of federalism can be achieved only if it is rooted in liberal democratic constitutionalism. ... More


The Politics of the Question of Constituent Power

David Dyzenhaus

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter mounts a defence of a liberal constitutionalism in which constitutional architecture is treated as eclipsing constituent power, not on the basis of the empirical inevitability of the ... More


Dispersed Democratic Leadership Revisited

John Kane, Haig Patapan, and Paul't Hart

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book began by observing that most democratic theorists have difficulty in articulating a proper role for leadership, largely because none among democratic equals has any innate or inherent right ... More


Slovakia: Misreading the Western Message

Ivo Samson

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Shows the relative failure of Western pressure aimed at improving the democratic record of successive Slovak governments led by the former Prime Minister Vladimir Mečiar. The chapter points to ... More


Law, Liberty, and Justice: The Legal Foundations of British Constitutionalism

T. R. S. Allan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259916
eISBN:
9780191682025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259916.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book makes a fresh appraisal of the main principles of constitutional law, seeking to stimulate renewed debate about the fundamentals of British constitutionalism. Rejecting a purely formal ... More


The Problem of Political Parties in Western Liberalism, 1868–1968

Paolo Pombeni

in Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600670
eISBN:
9780191738203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600670.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Are political parties an unavoidable component of liberal constitutionalism? A historical enquiry shows us how troubled was the perception of political parties among Western European liberals. In the ... More


Introduction

Thomas P. Crocker

in Overcoming Necessity: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300181616
eISBN:
9780300182217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181616.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter does not focus on the common-law or international doctrines of necessity but discusses the family of justificatory arguments that arise within liberal constitutionalism to the effect ... More


Future Prospects for the Plurinational State

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The flourishing of the plurinational states appears to be important in less instrumental terms to those citizens who feel a deep bond with the larger project. The alternative — separation — is one ... More


A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

W. H. Zawadzki

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a study of the extraordinary political career of Prince Adam Czartoryski, a Polish patriot who rose to become foreign minister of the Russian Empire under Tsar Alexander I. A controversial ... More


Conclusion: The Limits of Sovereignty

in The Limits of Sovereignty: Property Confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226314822
eISBN:
9780226314860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314860.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sequestration and confiscation present an opportunity to explore the way competing property ideologies were tested and utilized in the midst of the Civil War. In particular, the confiscation debates ... More


Constitutionalism under Stress

Uladzislau Belavusau and Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This volume is designed to mark the outstanding legacy of Professor Wojciech Sadurski’s scholarship in the field of comparative constitutional law. It provides a rich palette of chapters that aim to ... More


Kenneth C. Wheare and the Federal Principle

Michael Burgess

in In Search of the Federal Spirit: New Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606238
eISBN:
9780191752476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606238.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter provides a brief intellectual biography of Wheare and examines in detail his major contribution to the study of federalism. His distinctive approach to and understanding of federalism is ... More


Political democracy in the great society

Albert Weale

in Democratic Justice and the Social Contract

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199684649
eISBN:
9780191765063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684649.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although deliberative theorists sometimes stress the importance of representation, the participatory political institutions of common property resource regimes cannot be directly transferred to great ... More


From Classical Civil Religion to Modern Liberal Religion

in The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu's “Spirit of the Laws”

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645490
eISBN:
9780226645520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645520.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes Montesquieu's views on republican slavery, the commercial republic and its religiosity, liberal constitutionalism and its religiosity, and the application of the standard found ... More


The Moderate Coup

in The Limits of Sovereignty: Property Confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226314822
eISBN:
9780226314860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314860.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Inbetween the radical and conservative coalitions was a powerful group of legislators who were torn on the issue of confiscation. These moderates all belonged to the Republican Party, and most of ... More


Constitutionalism, Islam, and National Identity in Malaysia

Andrew Harding

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the complex and evolving relationship of liberal constitutionalism, Islamic law, and nationalism in Malaysia's multiethnic and legally bifurcated polity. The Malaysian ... More


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