Skip navigation
Skip navigation

How important is participatory constitution-making? lessons from Timor-Leste and Bougainville

Wallis, Joanne


How can fragmented or divided post-conflict societies best be accommodated and adjust to state structures in order to achieve sustainable peace? Reflecting on the contrary experiences of Timor-Leste and Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, this article argues the answer to this question rests partly on the role that participatory constitution-making can play in state-building, nation-building and peace-building. Constitution-making can play a central role in state-building,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Commonwealth & Comparative Politics
DOI: 10.1080/14662043.2016.1185245


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator