Constitutional principles

23 titles from

On the Rule of Law

History, Politics, Theory


This 2004 book explores the history, politics, and theory surrounding the rule of law ideal.


Addresses why governments sometimes follow the law and other times choose to evade the law.

Can Might Make Rights?

Building the Rule of Law after Military Interventions

Jane Stromseth, David Wippman and 1 more...

This book looks at the difficulty in creating 'the rule of law' in post-conflict societies.

Political Constitutionalism

A Republican Defence of the Constitutionality of Democracy


This book questions the effectiveness and legitimacy of rights-based judicial review by...

Rule of Law Reform and Development

Charting the Fragile Path of Progress


Addresses issues regarding the relationship between the rule of law and development. This book...


This volume features a comparative account of ethics in regulations across four Western democracies.

The Protection of Property Rights in Comparative Perspective

A Study on the Interaction between European Human Rights Law and Italian and French Property Law


The book offers a comparative and interdisciplinary approach to the issue of property rights...


First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from...

State Violence and the Execution of Law

Biopolitcal Caesurae of Torture, Black Sites, Drones


State Violence and the Execution of Law stages a provocative analysis of how the biopolitical divide...