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作者 Arato, Andrew, author
書名 The adventures of the constituent power : beyond revolutions? / Andrew Arato
出版項 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
國際標準書號 9781107126794 (Hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  K3161 .A728 2017    在架上    30650020071763
 人社中心  K3161 A728 2017    在架上    30560400639701
說明 xiii, 467 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Comparative constitutional law and policy
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-457) and index
"Constitutions are made in almost all transformation of regimes. What are the dangers and the hopes associated with such a process? What can make constitution-making legitimate? The Adventures of the Constituent Power explores the democratic methods by which political communities make their basic law, arguing that the most advanced method developed from Spain and South Africa. The first part of this book focuses on history of the idea of constitution-making, before and during the democratic revolutions of the 18th Century. The second part traces the notion of the constituent power in recent regime transitions that were consciously post-revolutionary, from Spain to South Africa. With the return of revolutions or revolutionary patterns of constitution-making, the book examines the use and potential failure of the new ideas available. The third part then proceeds to consider the type of constitution that is likely to emerge from the post-sovereign process"-- Provided by publisher
Machine generated contents note: Preface; Introduction: key concepts: legitimacy, sovereignty, revolution, constitution and sovereign dictatorship; Part I. On the History of the Idea of the Constituent Power: 1. The origins of the idea of the sovereign constituent power; 2. The antinomies of the framers in the first democratic revolutions; Part II. Post Sovereignty and the Return of Revolution: 3. The evolution of the post revolutionary paradigm: from Spain to South Africa; 4. The time of revolutions; Part III. Constitutional Change under Constitutional Regimes: 5. Post sovereign constitutionalism: likely and desirable outcomes; Epilogue: breaking the link between revolution and sovereign dictatorship the case of the all Russian constituent assembly, 1917-1918
主題 Constitutional history
Revolutions
Regime change
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