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The alchemists : questioning our faith in courts as democracy-builders

Daly, Tom Gerald, author

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  • Creator Tom Gerald Daly, University of Melbourne
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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  • Physical Details
    • xxxi, 363 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781108417945, 1108417949, 9781108406086, 1108406084
  • OCLC ocn985974729

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : an onerous role for courts as democracy-builders -- The core concept : democratisation -- The rise and limits of constitutional courts as democracy-builders -- The rise and limits of human rights courts as democracy-builders -- Democratisation jurisprudence : framing courts' democracy-building roles -- Domestic democratisation jurisprudence in action : Brazil since 1988 -- Regional democratisation jurisprudence : shaping democracy from outside -- What should courts do in a young democracy? rethinking our approach -- Concluding thoughts : moving beyond our court obsession