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The Resource Weak Constitutionalism : Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power

Weak Constitutionalism : Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power

Label
Weak Constitutionalism : Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power
Title
Weak Constitutionalism
Title remainder
Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Colón-Ríos, Joel
Dewey number
342.02
LC call number
K3165 -- .C574 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Research in Constitutional Law
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutions
Label
Weak Constitutionalism : Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover -- Weak Constitutionalism -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction: towards a weak constitutionalism -- Democratic constitutionalism -- Democracy and the fundamental laws -- Constituent power -- Democratic legitimacy -- Weak constitutionalism -- Outline of the argument -- 2. The end of constitutionalism -- The aspiration to permanence (or the fear of constituent power) -- Constitutionalism as the protector of democracy -- Beyond 'democratic rights': the extra-democratic effects of constitutions -- Concluding remarks -- 3. The second dimension of democracy -- The two dimensions of democracy -- The theory and practice of substantive and procedural democracy -- Ignoring the second dimension of democracy -- The second dimension of democracy: approaching constituent power -- Concluding remarks -- 4. Democracy's principles -- The principle of democratic openness -- The principle of popular participation -- Negating democratic openness -- Negating popular participation -- Concluding remarks -- 5. The theory (and practice) of constituent power -- Locke and Lawson: constituent power or right of resistance? -- Sieyes and Schmitt on constituent power and constitutional remaking -- Constituent power in contemporary constitutionalism -- Concluding remarks -- 6. The idea of democratic legitimacy -- The idea of legitimacy -- Towards a conception of democratic legitimacy -- Democratic legitimacy and the risks of constituent power -- The conditions of democratic legitimacy -- Concluding remarks -- 7. The transformation of the juridical -- Schmitt and Rawls on the limits of constitutional reform -- The judicial doctrine of constitutional substitution -- Constitutional reform and acts of the people -- Concluding remarks -- 8. The beginnings of weak constitutionalism -- Weak constitutionalism
  • Exercising constituent power or weak constitutionalism's mechanisms -- Of constituent assemblies convened from below -- Constituent assemblies and unwritten constitutions -- Concluding remarks -- 9. Activating constituent power -- The activation/execution distinction -- Of revolutions, informal assemblies, and other protests -- Concluding remarks -- 10. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC981924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (221 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136319273
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC981924
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL981924
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10572247
  • (OCoLC)804662454
Label
Weak Constitutionalism : Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover -- Weak Constitutionalism -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction: towards a weak constitutionalism -- Democratic constitutionalism -- Democracy and the fundamental laws -- Constituent power -- Democratic legitimacy -- Weak constitutionalism -- Outline of the argument -- 2. The end of constitutionalism -- The aspiration to permanence (or the fear of constituent power) -- Constitutionalism as the protector of democracy -- Beyond 'democratic rights': the extra-democratic effects of constitutions -- Concluding remarks -- 3. The second dimension of democracy -- The two dimensions of democracy -- The theory and practice of substantive and procedural democracy -- Ignoring the second dimension of democracy -- The second dimension of democracy: approaching constituent power -- Concluding remarks -- 4. Democracy's principles -- The principle of democratic openness -- The principle of popular participation -- Negating democratic openness -- Negating popular participation -- Concluding remarks -- 5. The theory (and practice) of constituent power -- Locke and Lawson: constituent power or right of resistance? -- Sieyes and Schmitt on constituent power and constitutional remaking -- Constituent power in contemporary constitutionalism -- Concluding remarks -- 6. The idea of democratic legitimacy -- The idea of legitimacy -- Towards a conception of democratic legitimacy -- Democratic legitimacy and the risks of constituent power -- The conditions of democratic legitimacy -- Concluding remarks -- 7. The transformation of the juridical -- Schmitt and Rawls on the limits of constitutional reform -- The judicial doctrine of constitutional substitution -- Constitutional reform and acts of the people -- Concluding remarks -- 8. The beginnings of weak constitutionalism -- Weak constitutionalism
  • Exercising constituent power or weak constitutionalism's mechanisms -- Of constituent assemblies convened from below -- Constituent assemblies and unwritten constitutions -- Concluding remarks -- 9. Activating constituent power -- The activation/execution distinction -- Of revolutions, informal assemblies, and other protests -- Concluding remarks -- 10. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC981924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (221 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136319273
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC981924
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL981924
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10572247
  • (OCoLC)804662454

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