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MODERN CONSTITUTIONALISM
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Number & Suffix: 131
Full UC Title: MODERN CONSTITUTIONALISM 
Transcript Title: CONSTITUTIONALISM 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides understanding of the ideas and practices of modern constitutionalism in liberal democracies and examines the challenges that contemporary societies are faced with. Topics incluse: basic structures of modern constitutionalism and its transformations, bill of rights and government of instruments, popular sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, parliamentary and presidential systems, rule of law, judicial review and control of constitutionality, negative and positive rights, unitarism and federalism, terrorism, and global justice. Reference: CONSTITUTIONS COMPARED: AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, 4th ED. by Aalt Willem Heringa (Antwerp: Inersentia, 2016). Assessment: Final exam (60%), paper (30%), and participation (10%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CONTEMPORARY CONSTITUTIONALISM 01 
Partner University Department: School of Political Science and Economics 
Partner University Course Number: LAWA111L