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Constitution-making and human dignity

African Forum for Catholic Social Teachings

Constitution-making and human dignity

perspectives from eastern and southern Africa

by African Forum for Catholic Social Teachings

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Published by African Forum for Catholic Social Teachings in Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 59).

SeriesAFCAST series booklets
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LC ClassificationsKQC522 .C+
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL24519172M
LC Control Number2007380816

Whatever I do in it must offer some new thinking about existing problems, unearth some new problems, or uncover some unknown dimensions of old problems. The unifying thread is supplied by a fundamental humanistic impulse that turns this principle to issues of justice, equity, and the affirmation of . Mark Goodale, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), – At the same time when anthropologists were developing institutional and epistemological frameworks that made anthropology newly relevant to human rights advocacy, and vice versa, another, quite different process of historical importance was taking place. Human rights and freedoms additional to other rights. The rights, duties, declarations and guarantees relating to the fundamental and other human rights and freedoms specifically mentioned in this Chapter shall not be regarded as excluding others not specifically mentioned. Human rights and freedoms during a state of emergency. By studying the phenomenon of substantive limitations on formal constitutional amendments comparatively, exploring the nature and limits of “the amendment powers”, and putting forward a justification for the judicial enforcement of constitutionality of constitutional amendments, the book provides a compelling theory of constitutional.


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