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Asian Comparative Constitutional Law, Volume 1: Constitution-Making (eBook)

Edited by: Ngoc Son Bui, Mara Malagodi

ISBN13: 9781509949700
Published: May 2023
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
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This is the first in a 4-volume set that provides the definitive account of the major issues of comparative constitutional law in 19 Asian jurisdictions.

Volume 1 explores the process and contents in the making of a new constitution. The book provides answers to questions on the causes, processes, substance and implantation involved in making new constitutions such as; - What are the political, social, and economic factors that drive the constitution-making?

  • How are constitutions made, and who makes them?
  • What are the substantive contents of constitution-making?
  • What kinds of legislation are enacted to implement constitutions?
  • How do courts enforce constitutions?

The jurisdictions covered include: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. An essential reference for those interested in Asian constitutional law.

Constitutional and Administrative Law, Other Jurisdictions , eBooks, Asia
Introduction, Ngoc Son Bui (University of Oxford, UK) and Mara Malagodi (University of Warwick, UK)
1.Japan's Post-War Constitution: 'Imposed' Constitution or Hybrid Between Global and Local Stakeholders?, Akiko Ejima (Meiji University, Japan)
2.Founding and/or Refounding: South Korea's 1948 Constitution, Jeong-In Yun (Korea University, Korea)
3.The Longest Constitution-Making: Making the 1946 Constitution of the Republic of China, Zhaoxin Jiang (Shandong University, China)
4.The Making of China's 1982 Constitution, Ryan Martínez Mitchell (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
5.The Making of the Hong Kong Basic Law, Pui-yin Lo (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
6.North Korean Cultural Revolution: Reading Culture in the 1972 Constitution, Immanuel Kim (George Washington University, USA)
7.The Making of the Mongolian Constitution of 1992, Gunbileg Boldbaatar (National University of Mongolia, Mongolia)
8.The Making of (Anti-)Colonial Constitution: The Indonesian 1945 Constitution, Abdurrachman Satrio (Institute for Migrant Rights, Indonesia)
9.Constitution-Making and Autochthony: The Constitution of The Federation of Malaya 1957, Andrew Harding (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
10.“A Better Command of Our Own Separate Destiny”: Singapore's 1965 Constitution and Stewarding The Transition To A New Constitutional Order, Eugene K B Tan (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
11.The Making of the 1987 Philippine Constitution, Bryan Dennis Gabito Tiojanco (University of Tokyo, Japan)
12.The Making Of Cambodia's 1993 Constitution, Ratana Taing (Pañña¯sa¯stra University of Cambodia, Cambodia)
13.State-Owned Enterprises in Vietnam's 2013 Constitution, Trang (Mae) Nguyen (Temple University, USA)
14.Democratic Facade, a Military Heart, & the Flawed Nature of Myanmar's 2008 Constitution, Jonathan Liljeblad (Australian National University, Australia)
15.Thailand's Competing Notions of Constituent Power: The Making of the 2017 Constitution in The Binary-Star Scenario, Rawin Leelapatana (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
16.Justice as Equity and the Making of the Indian Constitution, Mithi Mukherjee (University of Colorado, USA)
17.Making and Unmaking the Constitution of Bangladesh, M Jashim Ali Chowdhury (University of Hull, UK)
18.The Failure of Transformative Constitution-Making in Sri Lanka, Mario Gomez (International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka)
19. Post-Conflict Constitution Making in Nepal and the Limits of Constituent Assemblies, Mara Malagodi (University of Warwick, UK)
20.Conclusion: Comparative Constitution-Making in Asia, Ngoc Son Bui (University of Oxford, UK)