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Amar, Vikram

Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law

Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law

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An ideal supplement for professors who wish to incorporate comparative law into their constitutional law courses, Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law introduces students to the various ways that nations other than the United States resolve contemporary constitutional questions. Covering both structural issues and individual rights, the book offers a wide but select range of readings on interesting constitutional issues in sixteen accessible chapters. Each brief chapter presents foreign case materials on a particular constitutional topic along with notes and questions that further illuminate the comparisons between U.S. constitutional law and that of other nations. Featuring selections by expert contributors from a variety of ideological and demographic backgrounds, the volume is designed to encourage students to reexamine and deepen their understanding of U.S. constitutional law in light of the alternatives offered by other systems. The text also features:

* Modular design of chapters, allowing instructors to pick and choose which topics they use for comparative study
* Brief chapters that can be easily integrated into relevant class discussions
* Chapters authored by top constitutional law scholars who frame the cases with introductory and concluding comments
* Coverage of a broad range of contemporary constitutional issues including property rights, abortion rights, regulation of hate speech, regulation of campaign finance, and religious freedom

Keywords: LAW / General LAW000000

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780199716562

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