The Oxford handbook of the Indian Constitution

Level D A345.402 /747914 Available
Level D A345.402 /747914 Available
Level D A345.402 /747914 Available
Full Title: The Oxford handbook of the Indian Constitution / edited by Sujit Choudhry, Madhav Khosla, and Pratap Bhanu Mehta.
Alternative Titles: Indian Constitution
Other Authors: Choudhry, Sujit, (Editor)
Khosla, Madhav, (Editor)
Mehta, Pratap Bhanu, 1967- (Editor)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


Summary: "The Indian Constitution is one of the world's longest and most important political texts. Its birth, over six decades ago, signalled the arrival of the first major post-colonial constitution and the world's largest and arguably most daring democratic experiment. Apart from greater domestic focus on the Constitution and the institutional role of the Supreme Court within India's democratic framework, recent years have also witnessed enormous comparative interest in India's constitutional experiment. The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution is a wide-ranging, analytical reflection on the major themes and debates that surround India's Constitution. The Handbook provides a comprehensive account of the developments and doctrinal features of India's Constitution, as well as articulating frameworks and methodological approaches through which studies of Indian constitutionalism, and constitutionalism more generally, might proceed. Its contributions range from rigorous legal studies of provisions within the text to reflections upon historical trends and social practices. As such the Handbook is an essential reference point not only for Indian and comparative constitutional scholars, but also for students of Indian democracy more generally"--Unedited summary from book jacket.
Other Authors: Choudhry, Sujit, (Editor), Khosla, Madhav, (Editor), Mehta, Pratap Bhanu, 1967- (Editor)
Language: English
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Classmark: A345.402 /747914
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Series: Oxford handbooks.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780198704898
0198704895