publication . Article . 2018

Transnational Constitutional Law

Peer Zumbansen; Kinnari Bhatt;
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  • Published: 05 Feb 2018
  • Country: Netherlands
textabstractThis chapter provides an overview of the emerging field of transnational constitutional law (TCL). Whilst questions of constitutional law are typically discussed in the context of a specific domestic legal setting, a salient strategy of TCL is to understand constitutional law and its values by placing them ‘in context’ with existing and evolving cultural norms and political, social and economic discourses and struggles. Drawing on socio-legal investigations into the relationships between law and non-law and the significance of legal pluralism, TCL considers what role constitutional law and its values might play in shaping and bringing about social an...
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free text keywords: Constitutionalism, Political science, Cultural rights, International human rights law, Rule of law, Legal pluralism, Social contract, Law and economics, Politics, Constitutional law
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