Political rights under stress in 21st century Europe

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Political rights under stress in 21st century Europe

edited by Wojciech Sadurski

(Collected courses of the Academy of European Law = Recueil des cours de l'Académie de droit européen, v. 15/3)

Oxford University Press, 2006

  • : pbk.

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Includes bibliographical references and index

収録内容

  • A pluralist theory of political rights in times of stress / Michel Rosenfeld
  • Political rights and political reason in European Union law in times of stress / Damian Chalmers
  • Freedom of expression in political contexts : some reflections on the case law of the European court of human rights / Victor Ferreres Comella
  • Freedom of political association and the question of party closures / Eva Brems
  • The role of political rights in democratization of Central and Eastern Europe / Jiří Přibáň and Wojciech Sadurski
  • The political rights of national minorities : lessons from Central and Eastern Europe / Gwendolyn Sasse

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巻冊次

ISBN 9780199296026

内容説明

Europe has entered the 21st century in a state of growing uncertainty about the role and scope of traditional political rights. The scope of 'political rights' is a subject which has always provoked a degree of scholarly controversy, as indeed is reflected in the essays of this volume. Nonetheless, it has usually been taken as evident that the best cure for various threats to and defects of liberal democracy is more stringent rather than less stringent protection of rights such as freedom of speech, or freedom of political and other forms of association. But the global environment in which Europe finds itself has changed, and has gradually eroded these conventional wisdoms. The increased threat of terrorism on the one hand, epitomised by the events of September 11 2001, and the accession of the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe with their specific political traditions on the other hand, has placed this liberal-democratic consensus under considerable stress. The essays collected in this volume reflect this stress, and search for answers to the questions raised by the changing political environment. The contributions focus on the European experience but they are placed within a wider global context in reflecting on the appropriate scope and strength of protection of political rights. Under what circumstances is 'militant democracy' - democracy which is intolerant of the enemies of democracy - a cure to the real and imagined threats, and under what circumstances does it become part of the problem? Different chapters deal variously with the theory of political rights, the rights to freedom of expression and to freedom association (focusing particularly on the topical issue of party closures), the understanding of political rights in Central and Eastern Europe and its impact on the democratization of this region, the question of political rights of minorities in this region, and finally the effectiveness of the Council of Europe's monitoring mechanisms.

目次

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. A Pluralist Theory of Political Rights in the Times of Stress
  • 3. Freedom of Expression in Political Contexts: Some Reflections on the Case Law of the European Court of Justice
  • 4. Freedom of Political Association and the Question of Party Closures
  • 5. The Role of Political Rights in Democratization of Central and Eastern Europe
  • 6. The Political Rights of National Minorities: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe
巻冊次

: pbk. ISBN 9780199296033

目次

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. A Pluralist Theory of Political Rights in the Times of Stress
  • 3. Freedom of Expression in Political Contexts: Some Reflections on the Case Law of the European Court of Justice
  • 4. Freedom of Political Association and the Question of Party Closures
  • 5. The Role of Political Rights in Democratization of Central and Eastern Europe
  • 6. The Political Rights of National Minorities: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe

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