Dignity, rights and the comparative method

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This chapter considers the role of dignity in the development of constitutional rights, and relates this to the use of the comparative method, which has long been associated with the development of constitutional rights.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModern constitutions
EditorsRogers M. Smith, Richard R. Beeman
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780812297256
ISBN (Print)9780812252347
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2020

Publication series

NameDemocracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism


  • constitutions, dignity, rights

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Law


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