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Title Freedom and its enemies : the tragedy of liberty / Renáta Uitz (ed.).
Imprint The Hague, The Netherlands : Eleven International Publishers, [2015]

Series Issues in constitutional law ; 9.
Issues in constitutional law ; v. 9.
Subject Constitutional law -- Congresses.
Liberty -- Congresses.
Alt Name Uitz, Renáta,
Central European University,
Individual vs. the State Conference (20th : 2012 : Budapest, Hungary)
Description 1 online resource (xii, 231 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note "Contributions collected in this volume were first presented as papers at the 20th annual The Individual vs the State conference in June 2012 at the Central European University in Budapest"--Page ix of preface.
Contents Liberty and its competitors / András Sajó -- Fear, favor and freedom : Judith Shklar's Liberalism of fear revisited / Jan-Werner Müller -- Republican freedom, non-domination, and global constitutionalism / José L. Martí -- Freedom under an order of public law : from Hobbes through Hayek to repulicanism / David Dyzenhaus -- Jeremy Waldron on dignity and responsibility-rights : can the tragedy of liberty be avoided? / Ruzha Smilova -- Dignity and the challenge to liberty : reading András Sajós's Constitutional sentiments / Christoper McCrudden -- Refining political liberty and democratic liberalism in nationally diverse democracies / Ferran Requejo Coll -- No longer a slave but not yet free : freedom and social dislocation / John Christman -- Victim's rights and due process / Károly Bárd -- Two moral mistakes in the American criminal justice system / Eric Blumenson.
Summary Contemporary Western constitutional systems promised a liberty-based political and social order. Yet over time, liberty has turned into a self-destructive force. The authors of this volume reflect on the demise of liberty (and with it liberty based constitutional orders) from the perspective of political practice and through the lenses of political theory, law and human rights. The first four chapters of the collection reflect on key problems from the broader perspective of constitutionalism and liberty. The following four chapters address the tension between liberty and dignity, while the last two chapters bring case studies on particularly challenging issues to the discussion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789462740877 (electronic bk.)
9462740879 (electronic bk.)
9789462364325
946236432X
946236432X
9789462364325
ISBN/ISSN 9789462364325
OCLC # 907238584
Additional Format Print version: Freedom and its enemies 9789462364325 (OCoLC)884952891.


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