On constitutionalism and the paradoxes of tolerance: Reflections on Egypt, the US, and beyond

Rosenfeld, Michel
October 2013
International Journal of Constitutional Law;Oct2013, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p835
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including advancement of debates on constitutional interpretation, deliberate modification of constitutional dialogue in Australia and protection of social rights in Portugal.


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