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Informal mandates & judicial power

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The constitutional courts of Costa Rica, Chile, and Uruguay (1990-2016)
Abstract:

Standard explanations of judicial behaviour (i.e. legal, rational-choice, attitudinal, and institutional models) are overly static and exogenous, interested in instances of sudden change in judicial behaviour, as triggered by appointments, legal reforms, or shifts in the political context. While these models are useful in understanding the external incentives affecting judicial behaviour, they are unsuitable for explaining sustained judicial empowerment beyond temporary strategic calculati...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
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Department of Politics and International Relations
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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