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The Invisible Constitution in Comparative Perspective

Edited by: Rosalind Dixon, Adrienne Stone

ISBN13: 9781108405478
Published: August 2019
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2018)
Price: £29.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781108417570



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Constitutions worldwide inevitably have 'invisible' features: they have silences and lacunae, unwritten or conventional underpinnings, and social and political dimensions not apparent to certain observers.

The Invisible Constitution in Comparative Perspective helps us understand these dimensions to contemporary constitutions, and their role in the interpretation, legitimacy and stability of different constitutional systems.

This volume provides a nuanced theoretical discussion of the idea of 'invisibility' in a constitutional context, and its relationship to more traditional understandings of written versus unwritten constitutionalism. Containing a rich array of case studies, including discussions of constitutional practice in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Indonesia, Ireland and Malaysia, this book will look at how this aspect of 'invisible constitutions' is manifested across different jurisdictions.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Contents:
Introduction: The Invisible Constitution in Comparative Perspective Rosalind Dixon and Adrienne Stone
1. Soundings and Silences Laurence H Tribe
2. The Indonesian Constitutional Court: Implying Rights from the 'Rule of Law' Simon Butt
3. The Evolution of Natural Law in Ireland Eoin Carolan
4. Behind the Text of the Basic Law: Some Constitutional Fundamentals Johannes MM Chan
5. The Constitutional Orders of "One Country, Two Systems": A Comparative Study of the Visible and Invisible Bases of Constitutional Review and Proportionality Analysis in the Chinese Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau' Albert HY Chen and PY Lo
6. Constitutional Implications in Australia: Explaining the Structure-Rights Dualism Rosalind Dixon and Gabrielle Appleby
7. The Implicit and the Implied in a Written Constitution Jeffrey Goldsworthy
8. Interim Constitutions and the Invisible Constitution Caitlin Goss
9. Germany's German Constitution Russell A Miller
10. The Platonic Conception of the Israeli Constitution Iddo Porat
11. Unwritten Constitutional Principles in Canada: Genuine or Strategic? David Schneiderman
12. Originalism and the Invisible Constitution Lawrence B Solum
13. Malaysia's Invisible Constitution Yvonne Tew
14. Lost in Transition: Invisible Constitutionalism in Hungary Gabor Attila Toth
15. The Centrality and Diversity of the invisible Constitution Patrick Emerton
16. Is the Invisible Constitution Really Invisible? Jongcheol Kim
17. "Additive Judgments": A Way to Make the Invisible Content of the Italian Constitution Visible Irene Spigno
18. The "Invisible Constitution" Seen Realistically: Visualising China's Unitary System Zhai Han

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