Contesting a World-Constitution? Anti-Systemic Movements and Constitutional Forms in Ireland, 1848-2008

  title={Contesting a World-Constitution? Anti-Systemic Movements and Constitutional Forms in Ireland, 1848-2008},
  author={Thomas Murray},
  journal={Journal of World-Systems Research},
  • Thomas Murray
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Journal of World-Systems Research
Recent accounts of constitutional development have emphasised commonalities among diverse constitutions in terms of the transnational migration of legal institutions and ideas. World-systems analysis gives critical expression to this emergent intellectual trajectory. Since the late 18 th century, successive, international waves of constitution-making have tended to correspond with decisive turning points in the contested formation of the historical capitalist world-system. The present article… Expand
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