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What's the relevance of up to date debates over emergency powers for nations located in Asia? What function does, and will, the structure play in constraining those powers? The essays during this assortment handle those matters, drawing on emergency events in over 20 international locations in Asia as a ready-made laboratory for exploring the connection among emergency powers and constitutionalism. This quantity hence rests squarely on the intersection of 2 debates - a debate over the facility of legislation to constrain the invocation and use of emergency powers by means of the administrative in occasions of obstacle, and a debate over the character and viability of constitutionalism in Asia. At this intersection are primary questions about constitutionalism and the character of the trendy country, questions that invite felony, political, sociological and historic research.

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