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Author Woolman, Stu, author.

Title The selfless constitution : experimentalism and flourishing as foundations of South Africa's basic law / Stu Woolman.

Published Cape Town : Juta 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KR 4277 WOOL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 632 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Originally presented as author's thesis (LL.D.)--University of Pretoria, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 509-554) and index.
Contents Ch. 1-A. The basic structure and the methodology of the argument -- ch. 1-B. Why rethinking the foundations of South African constitutional law is necessary -- ch. 1-C. How rethinking our understanding of the self and the social services a better constitutional theory -- ch. 2. A theory of the self: consciousness and radically heterogeneous selves as feedback mechanisms -- ch. 3. A theory of the social: constraint, friction and change -- ch. 4. A theory of the constitutional: experimental constitutionalism -- ch. 5. Experimental constitutionalism in South Africa: institutions and doctrines -- ch. 6. Experimental constitutionalism in South Africa: the evolution of law and policy in housing and education -- ch. 7. Flourishing and fundamental rights under the South African constitution -- ch. 8. Tweaking doctrine: Constitutional Court cases revisited and revised -- ch. 9. Coda.
Subject Constitutional law -- South Africa.
Human rights -- South Africa.
Sociological jurisprudence -- South Africa.
ISBN 9781485100072

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