Book review: Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law.


  • Ainhoa Martinez


Constitutional Law, History, Constitutional Review, Rights, Government


Tushnet presents a thoughtful introduction to the field of comparative constitutional law through a review of recent literature and an analysis of the key contemporary issues in constitutional design and structure. In the following lines a review of his book is presented.

Book review of Mark Tushnet. Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law. Cheltenham; Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014. ISBN (Hb) 978 1 78100 731 0 £58.50, ISBN (Pb) 978 1 78347 351 9 £12.76.


Author Biography

Ainhoa Martinez

Intern at the Office of the Basque Government in Chile, Peru and Colombia - Area of institutional relations, public policy and human rights (Spain-Colombia, present).
Peacebuilder Fellow on water conflicts - Center for Conflict Studies at Middlebury College (USA, 2014).
Coordinator at Amnesty International (Spain, 2011-204).
Certificate in humanitarian action, human rights and posconflict - Universidad Pontificia Javeriana (Colombia, 2016).
Cathedra in The Peace Agreements of La Havanna - Colombian Center for Memory, Peace and Reconciliation (Colombia, 2016).
Internationa M.A. in Sociology of Law - Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law and the University of the Basque Country (Spain, 2015).
LLB in Public Law - University of Deusto (Spain, 2014).
Human Rights Specialization at the Human Rights School of China University of Political Science and Law (China, 2012).




How to Cite

Martinez, A. (2016) “Book review: Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law”., Oñati Socio-Legal Series, 6(5), pp. 1187–1192. Available at: (Accessed: 30 June 2022).