By Gerhard Robbers
How do the USA, France, Nigeria, and Chile care for the matter of judicial overview? Which international locations warrantly their voters equality lower than the legislations? Which states might droop civil liberties in occasions of quandary? This informative reference paintings permits effortless comparability among the constitutions of the 194 nations of the realm. Written via experts within the respective state, the entries persist with a standard constitution that makes the platforms simply related. Following a quick preface, the advent explores the techniques of constitutional legislations and basic rights. within the A-to-Z part, each one signed kingdom access starts with an "At-a-Glance" field that summarizes the governmental method, the legislative approach, the date of the unique structure, the date the structure was once final replaced, and extra. This quantity additionally contains a narrative dialogue for every access that analyzes the constitution's uncomplicated rules, together with constitutional heritage, governmental legislation of the economic climate, and the rights and tasks of citizenship. different positive factors comprise feedback for additional interpreting, together with assets for the textual content of the structure in English and within the unique language; appendixes that hide the structure of the eu Union and supply an summary of certain and disputed territories; a thesaurus; and a finished index. Its insurance for every kingdom contains: amendments to the structure; simple organizational constitution; citizenship; constitutional our bodies; constitutional historical past; financial system and financial rights; the election strategy; shape and effect of the structure; basic rights; prime constitutional ideas; army, protection, and country of emergency; political events; and spiritual groups.