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Democracy and constitutionalism in India : a study of the basic structure doctrine / Sudhir Krishnaswamy.
By: Krishnaswamy, Sudhir.Material type: BookSeries: Law in India.Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2009Description: xxxiii, 244 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780195693799 (hbk.) ; 0195693795 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Constitutional law -- India | Constitutional amendments -- India | Political questions and judicial power -- India | Democracy -- IndiaDDC classification: 342.5403 KRI Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -238) and index.
Introduction: The basic structure doctrine in Indian constitutional adjudication --
Amending power : the constitutional basis for basic structure review --
The broadening scope of basic structure review : emergency, legislative, and executive powers --
Applying basic structure review : the limits of state action and the standard of review --
Grounds of review : basic features of the constitution --
Legitimacy of the basic structure doctrine.
This is a unique work aimed at completely refiguring our understanding of the judicial role in Indian constitutional law and the significance of the review of basic structure doctrine.