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Constitutions in Crisis: Political Violence and the Rule of Law

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In this compelling study, which unites the fields of constitutional theory and comparative politics, John E. Finn examines how the efforts of two western liberal democracies, the United Kingdom and the Federal Republic of Germany, to cope with domestic terrorism threatens their constitutional integrity. Finn argues first that widespread political violence challenges the presuppositions of constitutional authority in any liberal democracy, namely that reason and deliberation, and not passion or will, can be the basis of ...

Constitutions in Crisis: Political Violence and the Rule of Law 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195057386

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