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Popular Sovereignty and Constitutionalism: a Historical and Comparative Perspective

  • Lars Rudebeck
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Abstract

In looking at democratization as an actual historical process leading up to existing democracy in today’s world, two major aspects can be distinguished: one having to do with what in this chapter I have chosen to call popular sovereignty, and the other constitutional, having to do with the rule of law.

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Civil Society Colonial State Constitutional Democracy National Liberation Economic Surplus 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
Selection and editorial matter © Lars Rudebeck, Olle Törnquist and Virgilio Rojas 1996, 1998 Text © Macmillan Press Ltd 1998

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