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Constitutional Reform as Process

Rainer-Olaf Schultze;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2000
  • Country: Germany
Constitutional politics as a research field is currently marked by a peculiar contradiction:1 On the one hand, processes of constitution-making and constitutional reform have abounded on a global scale at least since the post-1989 upheavals (von Beyme/Offe 1995; Merkel 1996; Merkel et al. 1996). On the other hand, there is a considerable dearth of solid empirical and comparative work on these processes, even though constitution-making and constitutional engineering are genuine subfields of political science. The verdict made by German constitutional-law scholar and Federal Supreme Court Justice Dieter Grimm in 1978, according to which German political science ha...
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