Political Parties and Constitutionalism

RESEARCH HANDBOOK IN COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Rosalind Dixon, Tom Ginsburg, eds., Forthcoming

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-13

21 Pages Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last revised: 3 Mar 2010

Richard H. Pildes

New York University School of Law

Date Written: February 10, 2010

Abstract

This exercise in comparative constitutionalism surveys how constitutional texts, constitutional doctrine, and constitutional traditions across different countries address the now well-recognized centrality of political parties to democracy. The essay is a book chapter in the forthcoming Research Handbook in Comparative Constitutional Law.

Keywords: political parties, comparative constitutionalism, democracy

Suggested Citation

Pildes, Richard H., Political Parties and Constitutionalism (February 10, 2010). RESEARCH HANDBOOK IN COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Rosalind Dixon, Tom Ginsburg, eds., Forthcoming; NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-13. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1550905

Richard H. Pildes (Contact Author)

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