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2 - Constitutionalism(s)

from Part I - Theoretical Foundations

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 September 2019

Roger Masterman
Affiliation:
University of Durham
Robert Schütze
Affiliation:
University of Durham
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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

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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