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Comparative Administrative Law

Comparative Administrative Law

Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series

Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman and Peter L. Lindseth

This research handbook is a comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law. The specially commissioned chapters in this landmark volume represent a broad, multi-method approach combining perspectives from history and social science with more strictly legal analyses. Comparisons of the United States, continental Europe, and the British Commonwealth are complemented by contributions that focus on Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The work aims to stimulate comparative research on public law, reaching across countries and scholarly disciplines.

Chapter 8: Good-bye Montesquieu

Bruce Ackerman

Subjects: law - academic, comparative law, constitutional and administrative law


; hello, the twenty-first century and its promise of a new agenda for the comparative study of administrative law. References Ackerman, Bruce. 2000. ‘The New Separation of Powers’, Harvard Law Review, 113: 633–729. Ackerman, John M. 2010. ‘The 2006 Elections: Democratization and Social Protest’, in Andrew Selee and Jaqueline Peschard, eds., Democratic Politics in Mexico, Stanford CA: Stanford University Press-Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, CN. Damaska, Mirjan R. 1986. The Faces of Justice and State Authority, New Haven, CN: Yale University Press. Eskridge, Willam N. Jr. and Lauen Baer. 2008. ‘The Continuum of Deference: Supreme Court Treatment of Agency Statutory Interpretations from Chevron to Hamdan’, Georgetown Law Review, 96:1083–1226. Kleineman, Jan, ed. 2001. Central Bank Independence: The Economic Foundations, the Constitutional Implications and Democratic Accountability, The Hague; and Boston: Kluwer Law International. Lewis, David E. 2008. The Politics of Presidential Appointments: Political Control and Bureaucratic Performance, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Locke, John. 1987. Two Treatises of Government, Richard Ashcraft, ed., London, and Boston: Allen & Unwin. Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat. 1989. The Spirit of the Laws, Anne M. Cohler, Basia Carolyn Miller and Harold Samuel Stone, trans., New York: Cambridge University Press. Rose-Ackerman, Susan. 1995. Controlling Environmental Policy: The Limits of Public Law in Germany and the United States, New Haven, CN: Yale University Press.  Turpin, Dominique. 1986. Contentieux Constitutionnel, Paris: Presse Universitaires de France. Vile, M.J.C. 1967. Constitutionalism and the Separation of Powers, Oxford: Clarendon Press. M2455 - ROSE-ACKERMAN TEXT.indd 133 22/11/2010 12:03

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