Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 February 2017

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198768791

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Winner of the 2018 ICON-S Book Prize

Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments

The Limits of Amendment Powers

Yaniv Roznai

Oxford Constitutional Theory

  • Provides full and in-depth analysis of the doctrine of unconstitutional constitutional amendment and its growing role in modern constitutional law
  • Proposes a theoretical framework for constitutional unamendability and its judicial enforcement
  • Presents a global approach, drawing on jurisprudential thinking from a range of examples around the world
  • Provides an original collection of unamendable provisions that have existed or still exist in national constitutions from 1789 to 2015