2010

On the Limits of Constitutional Adjudication

Deconstructing Balancing and Judicial Activism

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ISBN: 978-3-642-11433-5 (Print) 978-3-642-11434-2 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. German and Brazilian Constitutional Cultures: Constitutional Adjudication and Activism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-30

      An Approach to Decision-Making

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 31-81

      Balancing Within the Context of German Constitutionalism: The Bundesverfassungsgericht’s Shift to Activism

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 83-131

      Balancing Within the Context of Brazilian Constitutionalism: The Supremo Tribunal Federal’s Shift to Activism

  3. The Debate on the Rationality of Balancing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-159

      The Aim to Rationalize Balancing Within the Context of Constitutional Courts’ Activism

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      Pages 161-241

      When Différance Comes to Light: Balancing Within the Context of Deconstruction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 243-329

      When Procedures Towards Mutual Understanding Come to Light: Balancing Within the Context of Proceduralism

  4. The Concept of Limited Rationality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 331-331

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 333-364

      Between Différance and Intersubjectivity: The Concept of Limited Rationality in Constitutional Democracy

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 365-405

      Between Différance and Intersubjectivity: The Concept of Limited Rationality in the Realm of Constitutional Adjudication

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 407-421