The Making of the Eritrean Constitution: The Dialectic of Process and Substance
For the first time in their history, Eritreans,were engaged in the making of a document by which,they would be governed. Seen as the culmination of,their struggle for self-determination, the,Constitution was written over a three-year periodinformed by intensive public debate held in,villages and towns throughout the newly liberated,country. Written by a scholar who led the process,of constitution drafting, this book analyses the,process from beginning to end, arguing that the,value of a constitution lies in the degree of,pubic participation that goes into its making.
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The Politics of Constitution Making
The Commissions Proposals
The Draft Constitution and its Ratification
Preamble and General Provisions
Objectives and Directive Principles of the Country
Fundamental Human Rights
Fundamental Human Rights and Duties
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