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Constitutionalism and Democracy in Contemporary International Community

Ivan Padjen ; Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

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Starting from the insight that jurisprudence of legal theory should be concerned primarily with,on the one hand, international law, and, on the other, constitutional developments, the paper; analyzes some prominent conceptions of constitutionalism and democracy in international community and municipal legal orders; formulates a new set of criteria for the analysis of constitutionalism and democracy in international law; and argues that Laswell and McDougal's policy oriented jurisprudence offers the best account of constitutionalism in international community, while Lea Brilmayer's view of self-determination provide a key to a proper understanding of democracy in international community.


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