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Changing constitutions through constituent assemblies: an analysis of representation, interest, consensus, and partisanship at the Australian Constitutional Convention 1998, and the Renewal of Canada Conferences 1992

Kreibig, Dale Johanna


This thesis evaluates whether including constituents directly in negotiation proposals for formal constitutional change at constituent assemblies could improve the rate of formal change in Australia and Canada. Some analysts argue that there is little or no need for formal constitutional change, whilst others argue that the lack of it highlights the need to find new ways to debate proposed amendments. In the 1990’s, The Australian and Canadian federal governments departed from usual practice...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-01-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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