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Vol 22 No 8 August/Sept 2017

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The New Commonwealth Model of Constitutionalism


ISBN13: 9781107009288
Published: January 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £67.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781107401990



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The introduction of recent bills of rights in Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia has been a significant departure from constitutional tradition within these countries. It is also an experiment in a new third way of organizing basic institutional arrangements in a democracy that promises both an alternative to the conventional dichotomy of legislative versus judicial supremacy and innovative techniques for protecting rights. This 'new Commonwealth model of constitutionalism' is an intriguing and important development in constitutional design of relevance to drafters of bills of rights everywhere. Stephen Gardbaum explores the theory and practice of the model, analyses its novelty and normative appeal as a third general model of constitutionalism and presents individual and comparative assessments of the operational stability, distinctness and success of its different versions in the various jurisdictions.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Contents:
1. Introduction

Part I. Theory:
2. What is the new Commonwealth model of constitutionalism and what is new about it?
3. The case for the new Commonwealth model
4. An internal theory of the new model

Part II. Practice:
5. Canada
6. New Zealand
7. United Kingdom
8. Australia
9. General assessment and conclusions.

Series: Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law

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Cambridge University Press
£95.00
Australia's Constitution After Whitlam ISBN 9781107119468
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£85.00
£75.00
Dimensions of Dignity: The Theory and Practice of Modern Constitutional Law ISBN 9781107084285
Published September 2016
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£69.99
Balancing Constitutional Rights: The Origins and Meanings of Postwar Legal Discourse ISBN 9781107622487
Published October 2015
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£22.99
Reason of State: Law, Prerogative and Empire ISBN 9781107089891
Published July 2015
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£72.00
£26.99
Bills of Rights in the Common Law ISBN 9781107680630
Published May 2015
Cambridge University Press
£25.99
Bills of Rights in the Common Law ISBN 9781107038530
Published May 2015
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£67.00
The Guardian of the Constitution: Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt on the Limits of Constitutional Law
Edited by: Lars Vinx
ISBN 9781107092686
Published February 2015
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£67.00
Lawyering for the Rule of Law: Government Lawyers and the Rise of Judicial Power in Israel ISBN 9781107625907
Published December 2013
Cambridge University Press
£25.99
Lawyering for the Rule of Law: Government Lawyers and the Rise of Judicial Power in Israel ISBN 9781107038998
Published December 2013
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£67.00
Balancing Constitutional Rights: The Origins and Meanings of Postwar Legal Discourse ISBN 9781107044418
Published December 2013
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£62.00
£35.99
Proportionality and Constitutional Culture ISBN 9781107021860
Published June 2013
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£62.00
Proportionality and Constitutional Culture ISBN 9781107605718
Published June 2013
Cambridge University Press
£25.99
The Politics of Principle: The First South African Constitutional Court, 1995-2005 ISBN 9781107619067
Published March 2013
Cambridge University Press
£40.99
The Politics of Principle: The First South African Constitutional Court, 1995-2005 ISBN 9781107013643
Published March 2013
Cambridge University Press
£88.00
The New Commonwealth Model of Constitutionalism: Theory and Practice ISBN 9781107401990
Published January 2013
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£27.99
Searching for the State in British Legal Thought: Competing Conceptions of the Public Sphere ISBN 9781107022485
Published October 2012
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£72.00
Judging Social Rights ISBN 9781107400320
Published May 2012
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£30.99
Proportionality: Constitutional Rights and their Limitations ISBN 9781107008588
Published January 2012
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£82.00
Proportionality: Constitutional Rights and Their Limitations ISBN 9781107401198
Published January 2012
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£40.99
Parliamentary Sovereignty: Contemporary Debates ISBN 9780521140195
Published July 2010
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£30.99