Constitution making during state building / Joanne Wallis, Australian National University.
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
xvii, 401 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. Normative Justification for a Constituent Process The normative justification A constituent process Part II. Minimal Participation in Timor-Leste State building and constitution making in Timor-Leste Constituent power in Timor-Leste Constituted power in Timor-Leste Part III. Extensive Participation in Bougainville State building and constitution making in Bougainville Constituent power in Bougainville Constituted power in Bougainville Part IV. Comparing the two cases and conclusions Comparing the constitution-making processes The role of a constituent process in state building.
"Joanne Wallis is a lecturer in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. She has previously taught at the University of Cambridge, the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University. She completed her PhD in politics and international studies at the University of Cambridge in 2011. From January 2009 to January 2012 she was an honorary Fellow of the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. In 2006, she was a Fulbright Scholar at the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies at the University of South Carolina. She has also worked as a lawyer and has conducted research consultancies for Australian and international NGOs. Her research considers the role that constitution making plays in building states and nations in post-conflict societies, with a particular emphasis on the opportunities for engagement between liberal and local approaches to law, governance and development"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-394) and index.
KNC539 .W35 2014
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