The Oxford handbook of constitutional law in Latin America / edited by Conrado Hübner Mendes, Roberto Gargarella and Sebastián Guidi. [electronic resource]

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2022.
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This Oxford Handbook details the constitutions and constitutional history of Latin America, providing comparative analysis of the prevailing institutional models and major themes in the region's constitutionalism.
Also issued in print: 2022.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The Constitution of Argentina / Juan F. González Bertomeu -- The Constitution of Mexico / Francisca Pou Giménez -- Paraguay / Daniel Mendonça, Juan Carlos Mendonça -- Peru / Camila Gianella Malca, Ursula Baertl Espinoza -- Uruguay / Gianella Bardazano -- Constitutional Law in Venezuela / Ana Cristina Núñez M., Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo -- Latin American Constitutional Traditions / Roberto Gargarella -- Participatory Constitution-Making in Latin America: Consequences for Institutional Design / Gabriel L. Negretto -- Authoritarian Constitutionalism / Andrea Pozas-Loyo, Julio Ríos-Figueroa -- Latin American New Constitutionalism: A Tale of Two Cities / Javier Couso -- The 2009 Bolivian Constitution / Joshua Braver -- Foreign Capital and Constitutions / Helena Alviar García -- Presidentialism and Hyper-Presidentialism in Latin America / Marcelo Alegre, Nahuel Maisley -- Elections / Fernando Limongi, José Antonio Cheibub -- Courts and Judicial Independence / Matthew M. Taylor -- Courts and Judicial Manipulation / Gretchen Helmke -- Judicialization of Politics / Diana Kapiszewski, Katja Newman -- Courts, Strategic Litigation, and Social Change / Diana Rodríguez-Franco, César Rodríguez-Garavito -- Access to Justice: An Overview of Recent Transformations and the Next Steps / Luciana Gross Cunha -- The Constitution of Brazil in Context: History, Politics, and Design / Virgílio Afonso da Silva, Thomaz Pereira -- Between Federal and Unitary States: A Misleading Dichotomy / Marta Arretche -- Local Government / Gabriela Lotta, Vanessa Elias de Oliveira -- Constitutions and Public Policies / Cláudio Couto, Rogério Arantes -- Constitutions and Foreign Affairs / Dawisson Belém Lopes, Mario Schettino Valente -- Constitutions and International Law / Alejandro Chehtman -- Multicultural Constitutions / Daniel Bonilla Maldonado -- Proportionality / Laura Clérico -- Chile / Domingo Lovera Parmo -- Property and Land / Maria Paula Saffon -- Freedom of Expression and Populist Politics / Ramiro Álvarez Ugarte -- Privacy / Diego Werneck Arguelhes, Luiz Fernando Marrey Moncau -- Right to Information and Transparency / Ramiro Álvarez Ugarte -- Immigration and Citizenship / Deisy Ventura, Camila Baraldi -- Political Participation and Democratic Innovation / Leonardo Avritzer, Cláudia Feres Faria -- Due Process / Ángel R. Oquendo -- Prisoners' Rights / Maíra Rocha Machado -- Substantive Equality in Law and Reality / Octávio Luiz Motta Ferraz -- Constitutional History of the Colombian Paradox (1886-2016): Hegemony, Exception, and Postponement / Antonio Barreto-Rozo -- Sex Equality / Isabel Cristina Jaramillo Sierra -- Race Discrimination / Tanya Katerí Hernández -- Social Rights Constitutionalism / Daniel M. Brinks -- The Right to Health: The Potential and Limits of Catalysing Systemic Change through the Courts / Alicia Ely Yamin -- Environment / Conrado Hübner Mendes, Danielle Hanna Rached -- Abortion: More Than Criminalization, Not Yet Women's Constitutional Right / Agustina Ramón Michel -- A View from (South) Africa / Jackie Dugard -- Judicial Independence in Latin America: A View from Asia / Shylashri Shankar -- Costa Rica: Constitutions, Constitutionalism, and the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court / Bruce M. Wilson, Olman Rodriguez Loaiza -- Latin American Constitutionalism: A U.S. Perspective / Tom Ginsburg -- A View from Northern Europe / Siri Gloppen -- A View from Western Europe / Michaela Hailbronner -- Latin America: The Shifting Constitutional Continent? / Rosalind Dixon -- Cuba / Julio César Guanche -- The Constitutional History of Ecuador: Twenty Constitutions and Counting / Daniela Salazar.
Other title(s)
  • Handbook of constitutional law in Latin America
  • Constitutional law in Latin America
  • 0-19-109059-X
  • 0-19-182904-8
  • 0-19-109058-1
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