Post Tagged with: "constitution"

Interview – Octavio Amorim Neto

Interview – Octavio Amorim Neto

Professor Octavio Amorim Neto talks to us about Brazil’s foreign policy, the Bolsonaro presidency and the constitutional developments of Portuguese-speaking countries.

What is Islamic Democracy? The Three Cs of Islamic Governance

What is Islamic Democracy? The Three Cs of Islamic Governance

Democracy is inherent to Islamic values and Islamic historical experience. 
Muslims must revisit their sources and re-understand them without a bias against things.

The Constitution, De-Constitution, and Reconstitution of International Society

The Constitution, De-Constitution, and Reconstitution of International Society

If the object of persuasion is not singular and universal, but rather a plurality of sovereigns, then effecting international change becomes a more complex and political.

Expanding the Constitutional Role of Japan’s Military

Expanding the Constitutional Role of Japan’s Military

The limited expansion of the concept of self-defense has symbolic and practical significance for Japanese foreign and security policy and for the regional order.

A Tale of Two Constitutions: The Divergent Paths of Egypt and Tunisia

A Tale of Two Constitutions: The Divergent Paths of Egypt and Tunisia

January 2014 saw new constitutions adopted in Egypt and Tunisia. These constitutions reveal just how differently the transitions in Egypt and Tunisia have taken shape.

Voting ‘No’ on Syria: What Now for the Role of the UK Parliament in Approving Military Action?

Voting ‘No’ on Syria: What Now for the Role of the UK Parliament in Approving Military Action?

UK’s Parliament has voted against taking military action in Syria – but what are the political, military and humanitarian ramifications of this decision and will it form a precedent?

Revisiting the UN-Controlled Constitution-Making Process for Somalia

Revisiting the UN-Controlled Constitution-Making Process for Somalia

When it comes to constitution-making, the process is vitally important. Somalia’s constitution-making process is deeply flawed. Political expedience, secrecy, exclusion and hastiness overshadow the entire outcome.

Turkey’s New Constitution: Transformation, Democratization, and Living Together

Turkey’s New Constitution: Transformation, Democratization, and Living Together

Without a new constitution, Turkey seems to be unable to consolidate its democracy and strengthen the culture of living together in diversity. Recent developments have made a new, civil, and democratic constitution necessary, and increasingly popular.

Resource Control in the Niger Delta: Conceptual Issues and Legal Realities

Resource Control in the Niger Delta: Conceptual Issues and Legal Realities

Resource control in the Niger Delta must be reconceptualised to recognize and give priority to its ‘local’ variant for the benefit of ordinary citizens while providing the basis to promote peaceful resolution of ‘resource control’ issues.

The Hungarian Crisis

The Hungarian Crisis

Twenty years after the transition from a Communist regime, 8 years after the joining the EU, Hungary is in a constitutional crisis.

Fixing War Powers and Constraining Presidential Power?

Last week, the National War Powers Commission published its report on how to fix war powers. The Commission notes that the War Powers Resolution of 1973 has been monumentally ineffective at resolving fundamental questions — both constitutional and political — of war powers.

Please Consider Donating

Before you download your free e-book, please consider donating to support open access publishing.

E-IR is an independent non-profit publisher run by an all volunteer team. Your donations allow us to invest in new open access titles and pay our bandwidth bills to ensure we keep our existing titles free to view. Any amount, in any currency, is appreciated. Many thanks!

Donations are voluntary and not required to download the e-book - your link to download is below.