The “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” are multiple essays that detail the challenges of territorial disagreements of the making process and design of the constitution. This doesn’t sound to big of a deal until you here it is actually a highly relevant conflict that is happening in places such as Libya, Myanmar, and Yemen.
These collection of essays have many cases involving constitutional engagement in countries around the globe. Some of these engagements include small distinct territories, bi-communal countries, highly diverse countries with politically salient regions, and lots of other countries where territorial politics come secondary. Cyprus, Iraq, Spain, Ukraine are some examples.
The “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” offers policy recommendations depending on certain political cleavages. In depth case studies also are included for broad analysis.
George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry are the authors responsible for releasing these collection of essays and who further on added a policy paper to provide insights to how territorial claims relate to constitution making processes and constitutional design.
Sujit Choudhry has been an advisor to constitution building, governance, and rule of law processes for over twenty years, including in Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, Ukraine, Yemen, etc. He has experience in broad variety of contexts, including ceasefires and conditions of political violence. Sujit’s field work includes technical advice to multi party dialogues, facilitating public dialogue sessions with civil society groups and other stakeholders, and drafting technical reports.
George Anderson is a fellow at the Centre for Democracy and diversity at Queen’s University. He is a former deputy minister for the Canadian government and former CEO of the Forms of Federations.
The “Territory and Power in Constitutional transitions” is now available to purchase on Amazon since May 9th. The new policy paper added by Anderson and Choudhry is up for download.
Former envoy United Nations Secretary-General, Nicholas haysom, said the collection of essays makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding logic for constitutional processing and design. Senior Scholar, Nancy Bermeo, complimented the “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” on its depth knowledge and how to advance knowledge across national and disciplinary boundaries.
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