Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

by George Anderson, Sujit Choudhry

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ISBN-13: 9780192573612
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 03/07/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

George Anderson is former deputy minister (permanent secretary) in the Canadian government and subsequently CEO of the Forum of Federations. He has been a member of the Standby Team of Experts in the UN's Department of Political Affairs and consulted extensively around the world. He is currently a fellow at the Centre for Democracy and Diversity at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, and has had earlier resident fellowships at Harvard and New York universities. Sujit Choudhry is an internationally recognized authority on comparative constitutional law, and has been an advised on constitution building, governance, and rule of law processes for over 20 years, including in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Ukraine and Yemen. He founded and directs the Center for Constitutional Transitions (CT).

Table of Contents

1. Territorial Cleavages and the Bolivian Constitutional Transition, Gustavo Bonifaz Moreno and George Gray Molina
2. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Marie-Joelle Zahar
3. The 2002-2004 Annan Plan in Cyprus: An Attempted UN-Mediated Constitutional Transition, Neophytos Loizides and John McGarry
4. Emergence and Transformation of Territorially Based Cleavages and Constitutional Responses in Ethiopia, Assefa Fiseha
5. States Reorganization and the Accommodation of Ethno-Territorial Cleavages in India, Harihar Bhattacharyya
6. Dealing with Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions in Iraq, Zaid Al-Ali
7. Indonesia: "Special Autonomy" for Aceh and Papua, Jacques Bertrand
8. Constitutional Transitions and Territorial Cleavages: the Kenyan Case, Yash Ghai and Jill Cottrell
9. "Godot has Arrived!" Federal Restructuring in Nepal, Mara Malagodi
10. Nigeria's Permanent Constitutional Transition: Military Rule, Civilian Instability, and the Unending Search for Democratic "True Federalism" in a Deeply Divided Society, Rotimi Suberu
11. The Philippines: Peace talks and autonomy in Mindanao, Bryony Lau
12. The Withering away of Politically Salient Territorial Cleavages in South Africa and the Emergence of Watermark Ethnic Federalism, Nico Steytler
13. Spain: Constitutional Transition through Gradual Accommodation of Territories, Cesar Colino, Luis Moreno, and Angustias Hombrado
14. Sri Lanka's Failed Peace Process and the Continuing Challenge of Ethno-Territorial Cleavages, Asanga Welikala
15. After the Scottish Independence Referendum: Towards a Federal Moment for the United Kingdom?, Stephen Tierney
16. Dealing with Territorial Cleavages: The Rise and Fall of Ukraine's Faustian Bargain, Lucan Way
17. Yemen's Failed Constitutional Transition, George Anderson
18. Processes of Constitutional Transitions in the Face of Territorial Cleavages, Cheryl Saunders
19. Constitutional Design and Territorial Cleavages, Tom Ginsburg
20. Territorial Cleavages and Constitutional Transitions: Political Mobilization, Constitution-Making Processes, and Constitutional Design, George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry

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