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Turkey’s reforms

I’d be very interested to learn more from any readers in Turkey about the passage of the constitutional amendments in yesterday’s referendum. My thumbnail view is that Turkey was ahead of the game in 1982 when it adopted a “post-political” constitution, in which democratic institutions were constrained by a series of guardian institutions, including the

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Published on September 13, 2010
Author:          Filed under: hp, referenda, Tom Ginsburg, Turkey
 
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Looking like “yes” in Kenya

Kenyan citizens go to the polls tomorrow for an up and down vote on the new constitution. According to reports in the Daily Nation, voters are expected in record numbers. Despite early warnings from the government that funds were in short supply to support the election, ballots appear to be in place, a national holiday

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Published on August 3, 2010
Author:          Filed under: hp, Kenya, referenda, Zachary Elkins