Writing democracy: the Norwegian Constitution, 1814-2014

Writing democracy: the Norwegian Constitution, 1814-2014

Writing democracy: the Norwegian Constitution, 1814-2014

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Eirik Holmøyvik, Karen Gammelgaard
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Berghahn, 2015 ©2015
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: Time and the world, v. 2.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawlegal.eu/writing-democracy-the-norwegian-constitution-1814-2014/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Writing democracy. New York: Berghahn Books, [2015] (DLC) 2014019631 (OCoLC)881146211

Short Description

1 online resource (XII, 276 pages).

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Writing democracy: the Norwegian Constitution, 1814-2014 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: edited by Karen Gammelgaard and Eirik Holmøyvik.
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Copyright Date: 2015
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2014
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KKN2101
  • Dewey Code: 342.481029
  • ISBN: 9781782385059 1782385053
  • OCLC: 891445806

Main Contents

William B. Warner, Eirik Holmyvik, and Mona Ringvej / The thing that invented Norway
Eirik holm?yvik / The changing meaning of “constitution” in Norwegian constitutional history
Dag Michalsen / The many textual identities of constitutions
Ulrich Schmid / The Norwegian constitution and the rhetoric of political poetry
Karen gammelgaard / Constitution as a transnational genre : Norway 1814 and the Habsburg Empire 1848/1849
Jacqueline Visconti / Discursive patterns in the Italian and Norwegian constitutions
Helge jordheim / Timing the constitutional moment : time and language in the Norwegian constitution
Inger-johanne sand / The Norwegian constitution and its multiple codes : expressions of historical and political change
Yordanka Madzharova Bruteig / Norwegian parliamentary discourse 2004/2012 on the Norwegian constitution's language form
Kjell Lars Berge : the evolution of a public opinion text culture in Denmark-Norway 1770/1799
Mona Ringvej / To speak what the hour demands : framing the future of public speech at Eidsvold in 1814
Ragnvald kalleberg / Scholarly texts' influence on the 2004 revision of the Norwegian Constitution's Article 100.

Summary Note

The Norwegian Constitution is the oldest functioning constitution in Europe. Its bicentenary in 2014 has inspired the analyses in this volume, where contributors focus on the Constitution as a text to explore new ways of analyzing democratic development. '''

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