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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: September 2019

2 - Constitutionalism(s)

from Part I - Theoretical Foundations

Summary

Constitutionalism is the set of ideas that defines what a constitution is or ought to be. For some, there exists an essential core meaning of the term;1 while for others, the concepts of ‘constitution’ and ‘constitutionalism’ have fundamentally changed over time.2