Socio-Economic Constitutional Rights in Democratisation Processes
An Account of the Constitutional Dialogue Theory
©2013 Thesis 173 Pages
Series: Ius, Lex et Res Publica, Volume 1
Is constitutional jurisprudence on socio-economic rights a threat to democracies? How powerful are constitutional courts in this field? Is it possible to restrain judicial activism in socio-economic adjudication? Through reference to constitutional dialogue theory, this book shows constitutional adjudication in socio-economic matters through the lenses of constitutional pluralism and intra-institutional deliberation. The experiences of nascent Central-Eastern European democracies which have undergone democratic changes in early 90ies of the 20th century are particularly interesting as a case study. The example of Polish, Czech and Slovak constitutional acquis are used to encourage the mechanisms that legitimize the role of constitutional courts in the field of socio-economic adjudication.
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- 2013 (May)
- Central-Eastern European democracies constitutional law socio-economic rights constitutional dialogue Constitutional Courts deliberation
- Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2012. 173 pp.