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Constitutional Politics in the Middle East : With special reference to Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan

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Edited by: Saïd Amir Arjomand

ISBN13: 9781841137735
Published: January 2008
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781841137742



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This book is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of constitutional politics and constitution-making in the Middle East. The historical background and setting are fully explored in two substantial essays by Linda Darling and Saïd Amir Arjomand, placing the contemporary experience in the contexts, respectively, of the ancient Middle Eastern legal and political tradition and of the nineteenth and twentieth century legal codification and political modernization.

These are followed by Ann Mayer's general analysis of the treatment of human rights in relation to Islam in Middle Eastern constitutions, and Nathan Brown's comparative scrutiny of the process of constitution-making in Iran, Afghanistan and Iraq with reference to the available constitutional theories which are shown to throw little or no light on it.

The remaining essays are country by country case studies of Turkey, Afghanistan and Iraq, the case of Iran having been covered by Arjomand as the special point of reference. Mehmet Fevzi Bilgin examines the making and subsequent transformation of the Turkish Constitution of 1982 against current theories of constitutional and deliberative democracy, while Hootan Shambayati examines the institutional mechanism for protecting the ideological foundations of the Turkish Republic, most notably the Turkish Constitutional Court which offers a surprising parallel to the Iranian Council of Guardians.

Arjomand's introduction brings together the bumpy experience of the Middle East along the long road to political reconstruction through constitution-making and constitutional reform, drawing some general analytical lessons from it and showing the consequences of the origins of the constitutions of Turkey and Iran in revolutions, and of Afghanistan and Iraq in war and foreign invasion.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Middle East, Islamic Law, Turkey
Contents:
Introduction
Saïd Amir Arjomand
Islamic Empires, the Ottoman Empire, and the Circle of Justice
Linda T. Darling
Islam and Constitutionalism since the Nineteenth Century: The Significance and Peculiarities of Iran
Saïd Amir Arjomand
Bargaining and Imposing Constitutions: Private and Public Interests in the Iranian, Afghani, and Iraqi Constitutional Experiments
Nathan J. Brown
The Respective Roles of Human Rights and Islam: An Unresolved Conundrum for Middle Eastern Constitutions
Ann Elizabeth Mayer
The Guardian of the Regime: The Turkish Constitutional Court in Comparative Perspective
Hootan Shambayati
Constitution, Legitimacy and Democracy in Turkey
Mehmet Fevzi Bilgin
Crafting a Constitution for Afghanistan
Barnett R. Rubin
From Interim to Permanent Constitution in Iraq
Andrew Arato

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