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Comparative Judicial Systems

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ISBN13: 9781568026848
ISBN: 1568026846
Published: July 2004
Publisher: CQ Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Comparative Judicial Systems offers never before seen data on the characteristics of the world's judicial and legal systems and judicial decision-making that will be valuable to comparative politics students and scholars. Comparative Judicial Systems provides cross-national political and judicial analysis of: [yen] constitutions, laws, and judicial structures of several countries including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States [yen] contemporary and controversial issues like power and role of judiciaries; political finance and corruption; women's rights; government and the economy; religious-ethnic-religious discrimination; and fundamental freedoms and rights. This reference book is most appropriate for the college and law library market supporting courses in comparative politics, law, or judicial systems.

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Contents:
[yen] Comparative Judicial Systems: Constitutional and Legal Foundations Courts and Judges in Societies, Constitutions, and Legal Systems Courts and Judges in Practice [yen] Decision Making and Policy Creation in Courts Case Law and Policy Creation: Comparative Examples Judicial Decision-Making: Social Science Approaches [yen] The Political Role and Expanding Power of Courts The Political Role of Courts in Democracy and Authoritarianism The Expanding Power of Courts and Judges [yen] Appendix: A Compendium of Comparative Judicial Systems Data [yen] Bibliography [yen] Index