Sociological constitutionalism / edited by Paul Blokker, Chris Thornhill.

"This landmark book provides the first systematic overview of the key scholarly contributions in an emerging field of research on constitutionalism: the sociology of constitutions. It presents chapters offering very different normative and methodological approaches to constitutions, ranging fro...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Other Authors: Blokker, Paul (Editor), Thornhill, Chris, 1966- (Editor)
Other title:Cambridge Core.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; Sociological constitutionalism Paul Blokker and Chris Thornhill; Part I. National Constitutions and Sociological Method: 1. The social lives of constitutions Kim Lane Scheppele; 2. Towards a sociology of constitutional transformation
  • understanding South Africa's post-Apartheid constitutional order Heinz Klug; 3. Sociological constitutionalism
  • an evolutionary approach Hauke Brunkhorst; Part II. Constitutional Sociology Between the National and the Transnational: 4. Constitutionalism between nation states and global law Chris Thornhill; 5. Politics and the political in sociological constitutionalism Paul Blokker; 6. Constitutions as symbolic orders
  • the cultural analysis of constitutionalism Hans Vorlander; 7. The rule of the market: economic constitutionalism understood sociologically Sabine Frerichs; Part III. Constitutional Law and Transnational Society: 8. From constitutionalism to transconstitutionalism: beyond constitutional nationalism, cosmopolitan constitutional unity and fragmentary constitutional pluralism Marcelo Neves; 9. Societal constitutionalism: nine variations on a theme by David Sciulli Gunther Teubner.