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Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam


This book seeks to fill a void in the representation of South Asian constitutions and constitutionalism in international discourse. Although parts of South Asia have remained obscure and unstable on the fine balance of constitutional stability and constitutionalism, an appreciable number of countries have successfully operated constitutional schemes that are based on systems developed in the West through a process of trial and error. In this volume, an array of experts studies the successes and failures of constitutionalism in this extremely diverse region. Their well-researched essays address ... More

Keywords: constitutional law, South Asian constitutions, Constitutionalism, constitutional borrowings, framing constitutions, judicial evolution, constitutional design, constitutional stability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198081760
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sunil Khilnani, editor
Professor of Politics and Director, King's India Institute

Vikram Raghavan, editor
Senior Counsel, Legal Vice-Presidency, World Bank

Arun K. Thiruvengadam, editor
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore