This book analyses constitutional change in federal and decentralizing countries from a comparative perspective. The authors identify structures, processes and strategies which have proven to favour successful constitutional amendment. Thereby, the book enables public officials, scholars, and students to learn from the constitutional reform experiences of other federal democracies and from practical suggestions how future reforms could be designed.
From the Contents:
The Relevance of Constitutional Change
Constitutional Reform in “Co-operative” Federalism
Constitutional Reform in Federal Systems with Divided Societies
Devolution and Regionalisation in Federalising States
From a comparative perspective, this book analyzes constitutional change in federal and decentralizing countries. The Book identifies structures, processes, and strategies which have proven to favor successful constitutional amendment.
International Specialized Book Services 3-2012
… this book precisely informs policy makers, scholars, and students to learn from the constitutional reform experiences of various federal democracies, their weaknesses and strengths. Its practical suggestions as to how future constitutional reforms could be designed to make federalism successful are useful for policy makers and politicians.