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The difference constitutions make: a global inquiry into the impacts of institutional design

Packer, Adam Terrence


This dissertation provides an international perspective on the problem of constitutional engineering. At its heart it is an assessment of the direction and magnitude of constitutional effects on the quality and robustness of government, taken from two major constitutional paradigms: that of constitutional regime types and that of inclusive-versus-exclusive democratic competitiveness. Constitutional performance is evaluated in terms of effects on measurements of governance across...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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