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Contemporary Constitutionalism under Debate

  title={Contemporary Constitutionalism under Debate},
  author={ANA MICAELA Alterio},
In this article I will compare different understandings of constitutionalism in contemporary constitutional theory: the so called neoconstitutionalism(s), popular constitutionalism and the new constitutionalism in Latin America. Specifically, I will explore the normative pretensions of each theory; the substantial and procedural models of democratic legitimacy that in my opinion support neoconstitutionalism, popular constitutionalism and new constitutionalism respectively; the… Expand