Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade ordet constitution-making.
Sammanfattning : Constitution making was at the very centre of the-troubled but ultimately successful SouthAfrican transition to democracy. Despite divergent and contradictory demands on thenature of a future democratic constitution, and the ever-present risk of a return to armedconflict in a vicious circle of violence and distrust, the South African patties reached acompromise that so far has been the foundation of six years of multiparty democracy. LÄS MER
2. Between Communication and Community : EU Constitution Making, a European Public Sphere and the (Un-)Likelihood of Transnational Debate
Sammanfattning : What kind of public sphere is possible in the European Union? Against the backdrop of debates on the transformation of democracy beyond the nation-state, this study explores daily newspapers’ role in providing forums for transnational debate in the presumed absence of an overarching European collective identity. It uses empirical means to reconsider the question of the supposed co-constitutiveness of the public sphere and political community. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Since the early 1990s a growing number of constitution building processes in countries transitioning from authoritarian rule or recovering from war or severe institutional crisis have involved public participation. This increase stems from an assumption made by many peacebuilding scholars and practitioners that public participation in constitution building will lead to higher levels of democracy. LÄS MER