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Handbook of the Federal Constitutional Court in the Political System

The standard work of political science since the first edition subjects the position and function of the Federal Constitutional Court in the area of ​​tension between politics and law to a comprehensive social and legal analysis based on the latest research. The political process and the (legal) political implications of constitutional case law are in the foreground. Theoretical basic questions of constitutional jurisdiction, methodological approaches to analysis, comparative references and historical developments are included. The second edition contains around 50 articles and is designed as a manual.

The content
Symbolic architecture.- Basic questions.- Federal Constitutional Court in the political process: historical conflict situations as well as actors and functions.- Jurisprudence of the Federal Constitutional Court on constitutional principles and policy areas.- Federal Constitutional Court in a European and international environment.

 

The target groups Lecturers and students of politics and law

The publishers
ORR Dr. Robert Chr. Van Ooyen teaches political and social sciences at the Federal University of Applied Sciences, Lübeck, is a lecturer at the Free University of Berlin and TU Dresden (master's degree in Politics and Constitution) and co-editor of Law and Politics (RuP).

Prof. Dr. Martin H. W. Möllers teaches political and social sciences at the Federal University of Applied Sciences, Lübeck, and is co-editor of the Public Safety Yearbook (JBÖS).

  • Robert Chr. Van Ooyen
  • Martin H. W. Möllers
  1. 1.BerlinGermany
  2. 2.LübeckGermany

About the editors

ORR Dr. Robert Chr. Van Ooyen teaches political and social sciences at the Federal University of Applied Sciences, Lübeck, is a lecturer at the Free University of Berlin and TU Dresden (master's degree in Politics and Constitution) and co-editor of Law and Politics (RuP)

Prof. Dr. Martin H. W. Möllers teaches political and social sciences at the Federal University of Applied Sciences, Lübeck, and is co-editor of the Public Safety Yearbook (JBÖS).

Bibliographic information

  • Book TitleHandbook of the Federal Constitutional Court in the Political System
  • Editors Robert Chr. Van Ooyen
    Martin H. W. Möllers
  • DOIhttps: //doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-05703-9
  • Copyright InformationSpringer Fachmedien Wiesbaden2015
  • Publisher NameSpringer VS, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Science (German Language)
  • Hardcover ISBN978-3-658-05702-2
  • eBook ISBN978-3-658-05703-9
  • Edition Number2
  • Number of PagesX, 984
  • Number of Illustrations0 b / w illustrations, 0 illustrations in color
  • Topics Political Science
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