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The Resource Constituent assemblies, edited by Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh, Bjørn Erik Rasch

Constituent assemblies, edited by Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh, Bjørn Erik Rasch

Label
Constituent assemblies
Title
Constituent assemblies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh, Bjørn Erik Rasch
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume exemplifies the large comparative scope of current research in constituent assemblies . The contributors discuss constituent assemblies in South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, Latin America, and in Nordic countries. Among the new insights they provide is a better understanding of how constituent assemblies may fail, either by not producing a document at all or by adopting a constitution that fails to serve as a neutral framework for ordinary politics. In a theoretical afterword, Jon Elster, an inspirational thinker on the current topic, offers an analysis of the micro-foundations of constitution-making, with special emphasis on the role of crises-generated passion
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1964-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elster, Jon
  • Gargarella, Roberto
  • Naresh, Vatsal
  • Rasch, Bjørn Erik
Series statement
Comparative constitutional law and policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional conventions
  • Constitutional history
  • Comparative law
  • Comparative law
  • Constitutional conventions
  • Constitutional history
Label
Constituent assemblies, edited by Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh, Bjørn Erik Rasch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Constitution-making in the context of plural societies : the "accumulation strategy" / Roberto Gargarella -- Constituent assemblies in democratic regimes : the problem of a legally limited convention / Gabriel L. Negretto -- Constituent assemblies and political continuity in divided societies / Hanna Lerner -- Constituent assembly failure in Pakistan and Nepal / Mara Malagodi -- Precautions in a democratic experiment : the nexus between political power and competence / Udit Bhatia -- A race against time : the making of the Norwegian constitution of 1814 / Jon Elster -- Chain of legitimacy : constitution making in Iceland / Thorvaldur Gylfason -- Constitution making and legislative involvement in government formation / Cristina Bucur, José Antonio Cheibub, Shane Martin and Bjørn Erik Rasch -- The political psychology of constitution making / Jon Elster
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 252 pages
Isbn
9781108446273
Lccn
2018021070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1012757181
Label
Constituent assemblies, edited by Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh, Bjørn Erik Rasch
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Constitution-making in the context of plural societies : the "accumulation strategy" / Roberto Gargarella -- Constituent assemblies in democratic regimes : the problem of a legally limited convention / Gabriel L. Negretto -- Constituent assemblies and political continuity in divided societies / Hanna Lerner -- Constituent assembly failure in Pakistan and Nepal / Mara Malagodi -- Precautions in a democratic experiment : the nexus between political power and competence / Udit Bhatia -- A race against time : the making of the Norwegian constitution of 1814 / Jon Elster -- Chain of legitimacy : constitution making in Iceland / Thorvaldur Gylfason -- Constitution making and legislative involvement in government formation / Cristina Bucur, José Antonio Cheibub, Shane Martin and Bjørn Erik Rasch -- The political psychology of constitution making / Jon Elster
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 252 pages
Isbn
9781108446273
Lccn
2018021070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1012757181

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