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Scales of memory : constitutional justice and historical evil / Justin Collings.

Author/Creator:
Collings, Justin, author.
Publication:
Oxford, England : Oxford University Press, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (368 pages).
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Oxford comparative constitutionalism.
Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford comparative constitutionalism
Oxford scholarship online
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Subjects:
Constitutional history -- South Africa.
Apartheid -- South Africa.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States.
National socialism -- Germany.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Constitutional history -- Germany.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This monograph explores how the constitutional courts in the United States, Germany, and South Africa have invoked slavery, Nazism, and apartheid - three historical evils - as an aid in constitutional interpretation. It examines how the memory of evil pasts moulds constitutional meaning in the contested present.
Notes:
This edition also issued in print: 2021.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-327) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-260257-8
0-19-189096-0