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Constitutional politics in the middle east : with special reference to Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan / edited by Saïd Amir Arjomand.

Publication:
Oxford, [England] ; Portland, Or. : Hart Publishing, 2008.
Series:
Oñati international series in law and society
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 210 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Constitutional law -- Middle East.
Islamic law -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Politics and government.
Contents:
Introduction
Islamic empires, the Ottoman Empire and the circle of justice
Islam and constitutionalism since the nineteenth century: the significance and peculiarities of Iran
Bargaining and imposing constitutions: private and public interests in the Iranian, Afghani, and Iraqi constitutional experiments
The respective roles of human rights and Islam: an unresolved conundrum for Middle Eastern constitutions
The guardian of the regime: the Turkish constitutional court in comparative perspective
Constitution, legitimacy and democracy in Turkey
Crafting a constitution for Afghanistan
From interim to 'permanent' constitution in Iraq.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
Contributor:
Arjomand, Said Amir.
Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
ISBN:
184113774X
9781841137735 (pbk.)
1841137731 (pbk.)
9781841137742
OCLC:
181068531
Publisher Number:
99942632727
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