By Michael W. Dowdle,Michael A. Wilkinson

Constitutionalism past Liberalism bridges the space among comparative constitutional legislations and constitutional conception. the quantity makes use of the constitutional adventure of nations within the worldwide South - China, India, South Africa, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Malaysia - to go beyond the liberal conceptions of constitutionalism that at the moment dominate modern comparative constitutional discourse. the choice conceptions tested contain political constitutionalism, societal constitutionalism, state-based (Rousseau-ian) conceptions of constitutionalism, and geopolitical conceptions of constitutionalism. via those examinations, the amount seeks to extend our appreciation of the human probabilities of constitutionalism, exploring constitutionalism now not in basic terms as a restrict at the powers of presidency, but additionally as a growing collective political and social percentages in various geographical and ancient settings.

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