New PDF release: A Sociology of Constitutions (Cambridge Studies in Law and

By Thornhill

ISBN-10: 052111621X

ISBN-13: 9780521116213

utilizing a technique that either analyzes specific constitutional texts and theories and reconstructs their old evolution, Chris Thornhill examines the social function and legitimating prestige of constitutions from the 1st quasi-constitutional records of medieval Europe, in the course of the classical interval of innovative constitutionalism, to contemporary techniques of constitutional transition. A Sociology of Constitutions explores the explanations why sleek societies require constitutions and constitutional norms and provides a particular socio-normative research of the constitutional preconditions of political legitimacy.

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