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Publications by Theunis Roux

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Monographs

The Politico-Legal Dynamics of Judicial Review: A Comparative Analysis (Cambridge: Cambrdige University Press, forthcoming 2018)

The Politics of Principle: The First South African Constitutional Court, 1995-2005 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Co-authored Books

Juta’s New Land Law (Juta & Co., Original Service, 1998) [co-author with Geoff Budlender and Johan Latsky]

Edited books

Constitutional Triumphs, Constitutional Disappointments: A Critical Assessment of the 1996 South African Constitution’s Local and International Influence (Cambridge UP, forthcoming 2017) [co-editor with Rosalind Dixon]

National and International Perspectives on Social Rights (Ant. N. Sakkoulas/Bruylant, 2008) [co-editor with Julia Iliopoulos Strangas]

Constitutional Law of South Africa 2nd edition (Juta & Co. 2004-2008) [co-editor with Stu Woolman, Jonathan Klaaren, Matthew Chaskalson, Anthony Stein and Michael Bishop]

Constitutional Law of South Africa: Student Edition (Juta & Co., 2007) [co-editor with Stu Woolman and Michael Bishop]

Courts and Social Transformation in New Democracies: An Institutional Voice for the Poor? (Ashgate, 2006) [co-editor with Roberto Gargarella and Pilar Domingo]

Regional Fiscal Equalisation in a Future South Africa: Papers Emerging from the Seminar on Regional Equalisation (Institute of Development Law, University of Cape Town, 1993)

Book Chapters

‘Introduction’ in Rosalind Dixon and Theunis Roux (eds) Constitutional Triumphs, Constitutional Disappointments: A Critical Assessment of the 1996 South African Constitution’s Local and International Influence (Cambridge UP, forthcoming 2017) [co-author with Rosalind Dixon]

"How, When and Why Does Faith in Law’s Autonomy from Politics Decline? A Comparative Constitutional-Cultural Analysis" in Erin Delaney and Rosalind Dixon (eds) Comparative Judicial Review (Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2017)

"In Defence of Empirical Entanglement: The Methodological Flaw in Waldron’s Case against Judicial Review" in Ron Levy and Graeme Orr (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Deliberative Democracy (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017)

"The Constitutional Court and Social Transformation" in Catherine Jenkins & Max du Plessis (eds) Law, Nation-Building and Transformation: The South African Experience in Perspective (Intersentia, 2014)

"A Brief Response to Professor Baxi" in Oscar Vilheira, Frabs Viljoen & Upendra Baxi (eds) Transformative Constitutionalism: Comparing the Apex Courts of Brazil, India and South Africa (Pretoria University Law Press, 2013)

"The Constitutional Value System and Social Values in South Africa" in András Sajó & Renáta Uitz (eds) Constitutional Topography: Values and Constitutions (Eleven International Publishing, 2009)

"A Baedeker to Constitutional Law of South Africa" in Stu Woolman et al Constitutional Law of South Africa 2 ed (Juta & Co, 2008) [co-author with Stu Woolman and Michael Bishop]

"Land Restitution and Reconciliation in South Africa" in Antje du Bois-Pedain and Francois du Bois Justice and Reconciliation in South Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2008) 144-171

"The Principle of Democracy in South African Constitutional Law" in Stu Woolman and Michael Bishop (eds) Constitutional Conversations (Pretoria University Law Press, 2008) 79-96

"The Arbitrary Deprivation Vortex: Constitutional Property Law after FNB" in Stu Woolman and Michael Bishop (eds) Constitutional Conversations (Pretoria University Law Press, 2008) 265-281

"The Record of the South African Constitutional Court in Providing an Institutional Voice for the Poor: 1995-2004" in Roberto Gargarella, Pilar Domingo and Theunis Roux (eds) Courts and Social Transformation in New Democracies: An Institutional Voice for the Poor? 107-125 (Ashgate, 2006) [co-author with Jackie Dugard]

"Courts, Rights and Social Transformation: Concluding Reflections" in Roberto Gargarella, Pilar Domingo and Theunis Roux (eds) Courts and Social Transformation in New Democracies: An Institutional Voice for the Poor? 255-281 (Ashgate, 2006) [co-author with Roberto Gargarella and Pilar Domingo]

"Democracy" in Stu Woolman et al Constitutional Law of South Africa 2nd ed (Juta & Co, Original Service, 2006)

"Co-operative Government" in Stu Woolman et al Constitutional Law of South Africa 2nd ed (Juta & Co, Original Service, 2005) [co-author with Stu Woolman and Bernard Bekink]

"Property" in Stu Woolman et al Constitutional Law of South Africa 2nd ed (Juta & Co, Original Service, 2004) 46—1-37

"Property" in MH Cheadle, DM Davis and NRL Haysom (eds) South African Constitutional Law: The Bill of Rights (Butterworths, 2002) 429-72

Refereed journal articles

"Comparative Constitutional Studies: Two Fields or One?" (2017) 13 Annual Review of Law & Social Science (forthcoming)

"Trajectories of Curial Power: The Rise, Fall and Partial Rehabilitation of the Indonesian Constitutional Court" (2016) 17 Australian Journal of Asian Law (forthcoming) [co-authored with Fritz Siregar]

"Constitutional Courts as Democratic Consolidators: Insights from South Africa after Twenty Years" (2016) 42 Journal of Southern African Studies 5-18

"The Incorporation Problem in Interdisciplinary Legal Research: Some Conceptual Issues and a Practical Illustration" (2015) 8 Erasmus Law Review 55-64

"Re-interpreting 'the Mason Court Revolution': An Historical Institutionalist Account of Judge-Driven Constitutional Transformation in Australia" (2015) 43 Federal Law Review 1-25

"American Ideas Abroad: Comparative Implications of U.S. Supreme Court Decision-Making Models" (2015) 13 International Journal of Constitutional Law 90-118

"The Langa Court: Its Distinctive Character and Legacy" 2015 Acta Juridica 33-74

"Judging the Quality of Legal Research: A Qualified Response to the Demand for Greater Methodological Rigour" (2014) 24 Legal Education Review 173-200

"The South African Constitutional Court's Democratic Rights Jurisprudence: A Response to Samuel Issacharoff" (2014) 5 Constitutional Court Review 33-73

"Transformative Constitutionalism and the Best Interpretation of the South African Constitution: Distinction without a Difference?" (2009) 20 Stellenbosch Law Review 258-285

"Principle and Pragmatism on the Constitutional Court of South Africa" (2009) 7 International Journal of Constitutional Law 106-138

"The Dignity of Comparative Constitutional Law" 2008 Acta Juridica 185-203

"Continuity and Change in a Transforming Legal Order: The Impact of Section 26(3) of the Constitution on South African Law (2004) 121 South African Law Journal 466-92

"Pro-Poor Court, Anti-Poor Outcomes: Explaining the Performance of the South African Land Claims Court" (2004) 20 South African Journal on Human Rights 511-543

"Legitimating Transformation: Political Resource Allocation in the South African Constitutional Court" (2003) 10 Democratization 92-111

"Understanding Grootboom – A Response to Cass R. Sunstein" (2002) 12 Constitutional Forum 41-51

"Constitutional Protection of Property and Land Reform" in Annual Survey of South African Law 2000 (Juta & Co., 2002) 406-34

‘Constitutional Protection of Property and Land Reform’ in Annual Survey of South African Law 1999 (Juta & Co., 2001) 318-46

‘Constitutional Protection of Property and Land Reform’ in Annual Survey of South African Law 1998 (Juta & Co., 2000) 337-65

‘Constitutional Protection of Property and Land Reform’ in Annual Survey of South African Law 1997 (Cape Town: Juta & Co., 1999) 332-55

‘Constitutional Property Rights Review in Southern Africa: The Record of the Zimbabwe Supreme Court’ (1996) 8 African Journal of International and Comparative Law 755-88

Case notes

‘The Nicholson Judgment: An Exercise in Law and Politics’ (2010) 54 Journal of African Law 143 [co-author with Jonathan Klaaren]

‘Turning a Deaf Ear: The Right to be Heard by the Constitutional Court: The Transvaal Agricultural Union v The Minister of Land Affairs’ (1997) 13 South African Journal on Human Rights 217-27

‘Balancing Competing Property Interests: Diepsloot Landowners and Residents’ Association v Administrator, Transvaal (1993) 9 South African Journal on Human Rights 539-48

Book Reviews

 ‘Heinz Klug, The Constitution of South Africa: A Contextual Analysis (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2010)’ (2011) 21 Law & Politics Book Review 117-22

 ‘James L. Gibson, Overcoming Historical Injustices: Land Reconciliation in South Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2009), Albie Sachs, The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law (Oxford University Press, 2010), Mark S. Kende, Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds: South Africa and the United States (Cambridge University Press, 2009)’ (2010) 55 Tulsa Law Review 101-09

 ‘AJ van der Walt Constitutional Property Law (2007) 18 Stellenbosch Law Review 207-208

 ‘Robert McCorquodale (ed) Human Rights and Tom Campbell and Adrienne Stone (eds) Law and Democracy’ (2004) 20 South African Journal on Human Rights 165-69

 ‘Ann and Robert B Seidman State and Law in the Development Process: A South African Response’ (1999) 15 South African Journal on Human Rights 98-104

 ‘Charles R. Epp The Rights Revolution’ (1999) 15 South African Journal on Human Rights 264-68

 ‘The Guru’s Dilemma: AJ van der Walt The Constitutional Property Clause’ (1998) 14 South African Journal on Human Rights 478-85

 ‘SBO Gutto Property and Land Reform: Constitutional and Jurisprudential Perspectives’ (1995) 11 South African Journal on Human Rights 651-57

Submissions and Reports

"Application of Regulatory Impact Analysis Methods to Proposed Regulatory Interventions Relating to the Urban Land Market" overview report prepared for Urban Landmark (April 2007) [primary author]

"South Africa: Justice Sector and the Rule of Law" discussion paper prepared for AfriMAP and the Open Society Foundation of South Africa (September 2005) [sole author]

"Report on Options for RIA Implementation" report prepared for Phase 3 of The Presidency and the Department of Trade and Industry Investigation of the Possibilities for Regulatory Impact Analysis in South Africa (August 2005) [primary author]

"The Constitutional Framework and the Deepening of Democracy in South Africa" paper prepared for the Open Society Institute Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project (June 2005) (published in Centre for Policy Studies Policy: Issues and Actors Vol. 18 No. 6 (October 2005) [sole author]

"Adapting RIA to South African Conditions" Issue Paper prepared for Phase 1 of The Presidency and the Department of Trade and Industry Investigation of the Possibilities for Regulatory Impact Analysis in South Africa (February 2005) [sole author]

"Background Report 2: Review of National Legislation Relevant to Informal Settlement Upgrading" research paper commissioned by the national Department of Housing (August 2004) [sole author]

"Comment on the Communal Land Rights Bill" (November 2003) submission to the Portfolio Committee on Land Affairs [co-author with Cathi Albertyn, Likhapha Mbatha and Michael Nefale]

"Gauteng Statute Law Revision Project: Final report" research report prepared for the Office of the Premier, Gauteng (June 2003) [co-author with Ross Kriel]

"Comment on the Report to the Minister on the Financing, Resourcing and Costs of Education in Public Schools" submission to the Department of Education (May 2003) [co-author with Stuart Wilson, Philip Trotter and Faranaaz Veriava]

"Comment on the Department of Minerals and Energy Electricity Distribution Industry Restructuring Bill" submission to the Department of Minerals and Energy (May 2003) [co-author with Michael Nefale]

"Submission to the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs on Possible Regulatory Strategies Aimed at Conferring Independent Tenure Rights on ESTA Occupiers" research report prepared for the Department of Land Affairs, Directorate: Tenure Reform Implementation Systems (November 2002) [primary author]

"Revision of Legislation Affecting Local Government" research report prepared for the Department of Provincial and Local Government (April 2002) [secondary author with Ross Kriel]

"Regulation Review: Notes Towards an Appropriate South African Model" research paper commissioned by the German Agency for Technical Co-operation (February 2002) [primary author with Jonathan Klaaren]

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