Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

Keywords: African constitutionalism, comparative constitutional law, constitution, democracy, public participation, referendum


This review explores why public participation in constitution-making matters for cultivating responsible governance and for fine-tuning justice, focused on immensely rich African evidence within a broader comparative constitutional law context.


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