Judges and Political Reform in Egypt
Edited by Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron
Contributions by Nabil Abd al-Fattah Ahmad Abd al-Hafiz
Normal Price: $58.95
Your Price: $53.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Judges and Political Reform in Egypt by Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron
Book DescriptionThis title presents a wide-ranging review of the relationship between the Egyptian judiciary and the government.If justice in the Arab world is often marked by a lack of autonomy of the judiciary toward the executive power, one of the characteristic features of the Egyptian judiciary lies in its strength and activism in the defense of democratic values. Judges have been struggling for years to enhance their independence from the executive power and exercise full supervision of the electoral process to achieve transparent elections.Recent years have seen growing tensions in Egypt between the judiciary and the executive authority. In order to gain concessions, judges went as far as to threaten to boycott the supervision of the presidential and legislative elections in the fall of 2005 and to organize sit-ins in the streets. The struggle between the two powers was in full swing in the spring of 2006, when a conference convened in Cairo in early April on the theme of the role of judges in the process of political reform in Egypt and the Arab world.The conference was organized by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) in cooperation with the Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD). This book is a collection of papers from the conference dealing with Egypt. They allow a better understanding of the role judges are playing in the process of democratic reform in Egypt as well as the limits of their struggle.
Buy Judges and Political Reform in Egypt book by Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9789774162015
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2009
Country of Publication: Egypt
Books By Author Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron
Judges and Political Reform in Egypt, Paperback (March 2015)» View all books by Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron
A wide-ranging review of the relationship between the Egyptian judiciary and the government, now in paperback.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Judges and Political Reform in Egypt book by Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron
NATHALIE BERNARD-MAUGIRON is a senior researcher and the representative of the Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement in Cairo. She holds her PhD in public law from Paris X University.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.