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Published: 10 February 2018

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198768890

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Winner of the 2018 ICON-S Book Prize and the Society of Legal Scholars' Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship 2018

Law and Revolution

Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring

Nimer Sultany

  • Includes a preface to the paperback edition, addressing the developments in the Arab Spring
  • A comprehensive examination of the constitutional order that preceded and followed the revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Jordan, Algeria, Oman, and Bahrain
  • Critically examines political, legal, and constitutional theory in light of the Arab Spring
  • Draws on comparative studies of the law and constitutions in diverse revolutionary contexts, covering examples from England, France, the United States, Russia, and Central and Eastern Europe
  • Facilitates access to a wide range of primary sources previously unavailable to anglophone readers, including court rulings in several Arab countries and the first thorough discussion of the trials and seizure of property of former regime officials in Egypt and Tunisia

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