Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America: The Emergence of a New Ius Commune by Armin von BogdandyTransformative Constitutionalism in Latin America: The Emergence of a New Ius Commune by Armin von Bogdandy

Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America: The Emergence of a New Ius Commune

EditorArmin von Bogdandy, Eduardo FERRER MAC-GREGOR, Mariela Morales Antoniazzi

Hardcover | July 22, 2017

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This ground-breaking collection of essays outlines and explains the unique development of Latin American jurisprudence. It introduces the idea of the Ius Constitutionale Commune en America Latina (ICCAL), an original Latin American path of transformative constitutionalism, to an Anglophoneaudience for the first time. It charts the key developments that have transformed the region and assesses the success of the constitutional projects that followed a period of authoritarian regimes in Latin America.Coined by scholars who have been documenting, conceptualizing, and comparing the development of Latin American public law for more than a decade, the term ICCAL encompasses themes that cross national borders and legal fields, taking in constitutional law, administrative law, general publicinternational law, regional integration law, human rights, and investment law. Not only does this volume map the legal landscape, it also suggests measures to improve society via due legal process and a rights-based, supranational and regionally rooted constitutionalism. The editors contend that with the strengthening of democracy, the rule of law, and human rights, commonproblems such as the exclusion of wide sectors of the population from having a say in government, as well as corruption, hyper-presidentialism, and the weak normativity of the law can be combatted more effectively in future.
Armin von Bogdandy is Director of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg and Professor of Public Law at the University of Frankfurt/Main. He has been president of the OECD Nuclear Energy Tribunal as well as a member of the German Science Council and the Scientific Committee of the Europe...
Title:Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America: The Emergence of a New Ius CommuneFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:July 22, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION1. Armin von Bogdandy, Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Mariela Morales Antoniazzi, Flavia Piovesan, and Ximena Soley: Ius Constitutionale Commune in America Latina: A Regional Approach to Transformative ConstitutionalismPART I: FRAMEWORK2. Armin von Bogdandy: Ius Constitutionale Commune in America Latina: A Conceptual Clarification3. Flavia Piovesan: Ius Constitutionale Commune in America Latina: Context, Challenges, and Perspectives4. Pedro Salazar Ugarte: The Struggle for Rights and the Ius Constitutionale Commune5. Martin Aldao, Laura Clerico, and Liliana Ronconi: A Multidimensional Approach to Equality in the Inter-American Context: Redistribution, Recognition, and Participatory Parity6. James Fowkes: Transformative Constitutionalism and the Global South: The View from South Africa7. Pal Sonnevend: Preserving the Acquis of Transformative Constitutionalism in Times of Constitutional Crisis: Lessons from the Hungarian CasePART II: THE DOMESTIC ELEMENT8. Rainer Grote: The Mexican Constitution of 1917: An Early Example of Transformative Constitutionalism9. Allan Brewer Carias: The Amparo as an Instrument of Ius Constitutionale Commune10. Diego Valades: The Presidential System in Latin America: A Hallmark and Challenge to a Latin American Ius Constitutionale Commune11. Roberto Gargarella: The "New Latin American Constitutionalism": Old Wine in New Skins12. Manuel Gongora-Mera: The Block of Constitutionality as the Doctrinal Pivot of a Ius Commune13. Mariela Morales Antoniazzi and Pablo Saavedra Alessandri: Inter-Americanization: Its Legal Bases and Political ImpactPART III: THE INTER-AMERICAN ELEMENT14. Sabrina Ragone: The Inter-American System of Human Rights: Essential Features15. Sergio Garcia Ramirez: The American Human Rights Navigation: Toward a Ius Commune16. Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor: The Conventionality Control as a Core Mechanism of the Ius Constitutionale Commune17. Ximena Soley: The Transformative Dimension of Inter-American Jurisprudence18. Oscar Parra Vera: The Impact of Inter-American Judgments by Institutional Empowerment19. Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen: The Added Value of the Inter-American Human Rights System: Comparative Thoughts