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Global Perspectives on Subsidiarity

Edited by: Michelle Evans, Augusto Zimmermann

ISBN13: 9789401788090
Published: May 2014
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £89.99

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Global Perspectives on Subsidiarity is the first book of its kind exclusively devoted to the principle of subsidiarity. It sheds new light on the principle and explores and develops the many applications of the principle of subsidiarity.

The book provides a comprehensive overview of the principle in all its facets, from its philosophical origins in the writings of Aristotle and Aquinas, to its development in Catholic social doctrine, and its emergence as a key principle in European Union Law. This book explores the relationship between subsidiarity and concepts such as sphere sovereignty and social pluralism. It analyses subsidiarity in light of globalisation, federalism, democracy, individual rights and welfare, and discusses subsidiarity and the Australian, Brazilian and German Constitutions.​

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Biographical Details
1. The Global Relevance of Subsidiarity: An Overview
Michelle Evans and Augusto Zimmermann
2. Subsidiarity in the Writings of Aristotle and Aquinas
Nicholas Aroney
3. Subsidiarity in Catholic Social Theory
Patrick McKinley Brennan
4. The Relationship Between Subsidiarity and Sphere Sovereignty
Lael Daniel Weinberger
5. Subsidiarity and Social Pluralism
Jonathan Chaplin
6. Subsidiarity, Democracy and Individual Rights in Brazil
Augusto Zimmermann
7. Can Subsidiarity Reform the Modern Welfare State?
The Rev Robert A Sirico
8. Subsidiarity and the German Constitution
Jurgen Brohmer
9. Subsidiarity as Judicial and Legislative Review Principles in the European Union
Gabriel A Moens and John Trone
10. Subsidiarity and Federalism: A Case Study of the Australian Constitution and its Interpretation
Michelle Evans
11. Subsidiarity and the Global Order
Andreas Follesdal.