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The Resource Constituents before assembly : participation, deliberation, and representation in the crafting of new constitutions, Todd A. Eisenstadt, A. Carl LeVan, Tofigh Maboudi

Constituents before assembly : participation, deliberation, and representation in the crafting of new constitutions, Todd A. Eisenstadt, A. Carl LeVan, Tofigh Maboudi

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Constituents before assembly : participation, deliberation, and representation in the crafting of new constitutions
Title
Constituents before assembly
Title remainder
participation, deliberation, and representation in the crafting of new constitutions
Statement of responsibility
Todd A. Eisenstadt, A. Carl LeVan, Tofigh Maboudi
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eng
Summary
Under what circumstances do new constitutions improve a nation's level of democracy? Between 1974 and 2014, democracy increased in 77 countries following the adoption of a new constitution, but it decreased or stayed the same in 47 others. This book demonstrates that increased participation in the forming of constitutions positively impacts levels of democracy. It is discovered that the degree of citizen participation at the 'convening stage' of constitution-making has a strong effect on levels of democracy. This finding defies the common theory that levels of democracy result from the content of constitutions, and instead lends support to 'deliberative' theories of democracy. Patterns of constitutions are then compared, differentiating imposed and popular constitution-making processes, using case studies from Chile, Nigeria, Gambia, and Venezuela to illustrate the dynamics specific to imposed constitution-making, and case studies from Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, and Tunisia to illustrate the specific dynamics of popular constitution-making
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Eisenstadt, Todd A
Index
index present
LC call number
K3165
LC item number
.E39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • LeVan, A. Carl
  • Maboudi, Tofigh
Series statement
Comparative constitutional law and policy
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  • Constitutional law
  • New democracies
  • Constitutions
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Constituents before assembly : participation, deliberation, and representation in the crafting of new constitutions, Todd A. Eisenstadt, A. Carl LeVan, Tofigh Maboudi
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316717080
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(ebook)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s)
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remote
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Constituents before assembly : participation, deliberation, and representation in the crafting of new constitutions, Todd A. Eisenstadt, A. Carl LeVan, Tofigh Maboudi
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 17 Jul 2017)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316717080
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote

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