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Theories of sovereignty and constitutionalism

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by Andrew Arato

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sovereignty,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Cases

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSovereignty and constitutionalism
    StatementAndrew Arato and Jean Cohen
    ContributionsCohen, Jean, University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26446648M
    OCLC/WorldCa298938565

    Antonia M. Waltermann studied comparative, European and international law and completed her dissertation on the concept of sovereignty in , combining constitutional law, international law, political theory and legal theory. Since then, she has been working as an assistant professor at Maastricht University, teaching on legal philosophy, ethics and methods. This book has four main themes: (1) a criticism of 'common law constitutionalism', the theory that Parliament's authority is conferred by, and therefore is or can be made subordinate to, judge-made common law; (2) an analysis of Parliament's ability to abdicate, limit or regulate the exercise of its own authority, including a revision of Dicey's conception of sovereignty, a repudiation of the.

    state sovereignty. This is the conundrum my book addresses. I try to move between ideological and infeasible utopian positions on both sides of the statist/cosmopolitan divide. I do so by rethinking the concepts of sovereignty and constitutionalism so as to come up with a workable concep-. This book is (as its title imports) an introduction to the study of the law of the constitution; it does not pretend to be even a summary, much less a complete account of constitutional law. It deals only with two or three guiding principles which pervade the modern constitution of England.

    Popular Sovereignty and the Crisis of German Constitutional Law is a historical analysis of competing doctrines of constitutional law during the Weimar Republic. It chronicles the creation of a new constitutional jurisprudence both adequate to the needs of a modern welfare state and based on the principle of popular : Peter C. Caldwell. Constitutionalism is sometimes regarded as a synonym for limited government. On some accounts, this doctrine is associated in its turn with minimal or less government.


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Theories of sovereignty and constitutionalism by Andrew Arato Download PDF EPUB FB2

Theories of Sovereignty. 1 | Theories of Sovereignty Introduction In general, sovereignty means the supreme, absolute, and uncontrollable power by which any independent state is governed; supreme political authority; the supreme will; paramount control of the constitution and frame of government and its administration; the self-sufficient source of political power, from which all.

This book comprehends the persistence of sovereignty as a political and juridical concept in the post-sovereign social condition. The tension and paradoxical relationship between the semantics and structures of sovereignty and post-sovereignty are addressed by using the conceptual framework of the autopoietic social systems : Jiří Přibáň.

Legal theory of sovereignty, in modern times, was first propounded by Jean Bodin () in his famous book Six Books of a Commonwealth published in In Bodin’s account sovereignty is the untrammelled and undivided power to make laws.

John Locke and the Theory of Sovereignty: Mixed Monarchy and the Right of Resistance in the Political Thought of the English Revolution (Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics) Revised ed.

Edition. John Locke and the Theory of Sovereignty: Mixed Monarchy and the Right of Resistance in the Political Thought of the English Revolution (Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics)Cited by: This introductory essay concerns the function of popular sovereignty in modern constitutionalism.

Perhaps the central interpretive Theories of sovereignty and constitutionalism book concerning popular sovereignty concerns the doctrine’s compatibility with constitutionalism.

In short, how can popular sovereignty be understood to be a central feature of modern constitutionalism. The chapter addresses this concern by arguing that.

Presenting a systematic theory of sovereignty and its transformation in international law and politics, Cohen argues for the continued importance of sovereign equality. She offers a theory of a dualistic world order comprising an international society of states and a global political community in which human rights and global governance institutions affect the law, policies and political culture of sovereign Cited by: This chapter discusses Theories of sovereignty and constitutionalism book writings of constitutional theorists who challenged the Diceyan orthodoxy.

Spearheaded by Ivor Jennings, this view was never so well expressed as by his younger University of London colleague, Richard Latham, son of the Chief Justice of Australia.

This book attributes much of the hard intellectual work on the ‘new’ and ‘revised’ view of parliamentary. Sovereignty and the sovereign state are often seen as anachronisms; Globalization and Sovereignty challenges this view.

Jean L. Cohen analyzes the new sovereignty regime emergent since the s evidenced by the discourses and practice of human rights, humanitarian intervention, transformative occupation, and the UN targeted sanctions regime that blacklists alleged by: But according to an increasingly popular theory, Britain's ‘unwritten’ constitution consists of common law principles, and therefore Parliament's authority to enact statutes derives from the common law.

Sir William Holdsworth once expressed the view that ‘our constitutional law is simply a Cited by: 2. Book I, “Contemporary Theories of Sovereignty,” compares the varied interpretations of sovereignty given by a range of 20th-century political theorists (Maritain, Foucault, Derrida, Schmitt, Agamben, Hardt, and Negri) with Jean Bodin’s initial outline of the concept, rendered at the outset of modern political thought in the 16th century.

Parliamentary Sovereignty: Contemporary Debates. Parliamentary Sovereignty.: This book has four main themes: (1) a criticism of 'common law constitutionalism', the theory that Parliament's authority is conferred by, and therefore is or can be made subordinate to, judge-made common law; (2) an analysis of Parliament's ability to abdicate, limit or regulate the exercise of its own.

The means employed to attain these ends is the physical force of the State. According to Holland, “A State is a political society.

He further writes society means a natural unit of a large number of human beings united together by a common language and by a common language and by similar customs and opinions resulting from common ancestry, religion and historical circumstances.”.

Get this from a library. Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society: a Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism. [Jiří Přibáň; Tom D Professor Campbell] -- Sovereignty marks the boundary between politics and law.

Highlighting the legal context of politics and the political context of law, it thus contributes to the internal dynamics of both political. Hans Kelsen (/ ˈ k ɛ l s ən /; German: [ˈhans ˈkɛlsən]; Octo – Ap ) was an Austrian jurist, legal philosopher and political was the author of the Austrian Constitution, which to a very large degree is still valid to the rise of totalitarianism in Austria (and a constitutional change), Kelsen left for Germany in but was Education: University of Vienna (Dr.

juris. This book comprehends the persistence of sovereignty as a political and juridical concept in the post-sovereign social condition. The tension and paradoxical relationship between the semantics and structures of sovereignty and post-sovereignty are addressed by using the conceptual framework of the autopoietic social systems theory.

Popular sovereignty - the doctrine that the public powers of state originate in a concessive grant of power from 'the people' - is perhaps the cardinal doctrine of modern constitutional theory, placing full constitutional authority in the people at large, rather than in the hands of judges, kings, or a Reviews: 1.

Has the concept of sovereignty outlived its usefulness. SSocial order requires a sovereign: an actor with unlimited, undivided, and unaccountable authority. Or so the classic theory says. But without noticing, we’ve gutted the theory.

Constitutionalism limits state authority. Federalism divides it. The rule of law holds it accountable. the original theory of constitutionalism book review contents introduction: constitutionalism and democratic authority i.

the political theory of modern constitutionalism A. Premodern Politics B. Thomas Hobbes C. Jean-Jacques Rousseau D.

The Revolutionary Generation ii. the constitutional paradox Cited by: 1. Kramer takes the theory du jour, popular constitutionalism (or popular sovereignty), and pushes its central normative commitments to their limits.

The People Themselves is a book that says boo to the ultimate constitutional authority of the courts and hooray to a populist tradition that empowers Presidents to act as Tribunes of the People and.

Table Of Contents. Part I. General Constitutional Theory of Global Constitutionalism 1. Global Constitutionalism and Normative Hierarchies Jean-Bernard Auby I. The Basic Problem: The Disorder Created by the Multiplication and Dispersion of Legal Producers and of Places of Production of Law in the Global Space II.

Theories of Global Constitutionalism as Efforts to Instil some Order and Values. Popular sovereignty—the doctrine that the public powers of the state originate in a concessive grant of power from ‘the people’—is perhaps the cardinal doctrine of modern constitutional theory.

Its classic formulation is to be found in the major theoretical treatments of the modern state, such as in the treatises of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau, and it functions as a model in the design.Popular Sovereignty and the Crisis of German Constitutional Law is a historical analysis of competing doctrines of constitutional law during the Weimar Republic.

It chronicles the creation of a new constitutional jurisprudence both adequate to the needs of a modern welfare state and based on the principle of popular by: This book explains and defends the concept of the rule of law as an ideal of constitutionalism, and discusses the general principles of public law set in the broader perspective of legal and political philosophy.

Although primarily an essay in constitutional theory, its practical implications are fully explained by reference to case-law examples.