The Constitution of Brazil : a contextual analysis / Virgílio Afonso da Silva.

Publisher's description: This book aims to offer an original and comprehensive analysis of Brazilian constitutional law and to show how the 1988 Constitution has been a cornerstone in Brazil's institutional stability. To achieve this goal, the book begins with an analysis of the long road...

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Main Author: Silva, Virgílio Afonso da (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Hart Publishing, 2019.
Series:Constitutional systems of the world.
Table of Contents:
  • A long and winding road to the 1988 Constitution
  • The legislature : bicameralism, multipartism, and ongoing crisis
  • The executive : a strong president and coalitional presidentialism
  • The judiciary : independence, activism, and publicity
  • Rights : enforcing civil liberties in an unequal society
  • Beyond liberal constitutionalism : social rights and the social and economic orders
  • Federalism : cooperation and increasing centralisation
  • Law-making process and constitutional reform
  • Change to overcome.