Article title Ukraine as a «Social» State: What is it?
Name of magazine Legal journal «Law of Ukraine» (Ukrainian version)
Issue 7/2014
Сторінки [199-233]
Annotation In the article an issue of interpretation of the notion «social state» is raised as far as Ukraine is proclaimed to be a «social state» according to Article 1 of the Constitution. Comparative analysis of the interpretation of this notion by Ukrainian scholars as well as by the Constitutional Court of Ukraine — on the one hand, and by German legal thought and German judiciary — on the other, is presented.
Keywords social state (Sozialstaat), Law-based-state (Rechtsstaat), principle of social state (Socialstaatprinzip), human rights, defensive fundamental rights, cognizable rights.