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Published: 22 August 2016

992 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190627645

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Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Islam after the Arab Spring

Rainer Grote and Tilmann J. Röder

  • Offers a comprehensive analysis of the impact that new and draft constitutions and amendments have had on the transformative processes that drive constitutionalism in Arab countries.
  • Examines the relationship between Islam and certain key elements of modern constitutionalism in the Western tradition from both a historical and a contemporary perspective.
  • Includes country-specific case studies on the relationship between Islam and the rule of law and human rights, within contemporary Islamic societies.
  • Provides a forward looking view of constitution making from leading constitutional and comparative law scholars and practitioners from the Middle East, Europe and North America.
  • Offers an in-depth comparison of Arab Spring constitutionalism to the models of constitutionalism around the world.