The Powers That Be. Rethinking the Separation of Powers

The department of Constitutional and Administrative law of Leiden University has published a collection of research essays on the separation of powers. This collection addresses the question whether the historically developed combination of concepts of democratic legitimacy and the separation of powers remains viable outside a traditional state context, and if so, in what form. The book forms a reaction to Christoph Möllers’ monograph The Three Branches. A Comparative Model of Separation of Powers (2013).

The collection has been edited by Professor Wim Voermans and Associate Professor Hans-Martien Ten Napel and is now available as The Powers That Be: Rethinking the Separation of Powers. It forms the culmination of years of research on this topic by the department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, which was initiated by the national conference on Constitutional Law in 2012.

The book is available here. The editors and authors of this volume are affiliated with the Research Profile Area Political Legitimacy.

Editor(s): Hans-Martien ten Napel, Wim Voermans
ISBN: 9789087282516
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback
Published: 2016
Language: English
Price: €64.50


Last Modified: 25-02-2016