Methodologies of Comparative Constitutional Law: Historical Approach
- Constitutions and international law — Constitutional design — Comparative constitutional law
Published under the direction of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1. As a method, the historical approach describes a specific process through which one obtains knowledge about comparative constitutional law (‘CCL’) ( methodologies of comparative constitutional law ). The historical perspective is one way of looking at constitutional law as a research field, by analysing the evolution of law in different constitutional states and entities over time. By using the historical-comparative method, the researcher aims at understanding and explaining the historical development of diverse constitutional systems, institutions, rules,...