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Does Popular Participation in Constitution-Making Matter?

—Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] I·CONnect has recently published a series of excellent essays on the constitution-making process that will soon begin in Chile. One element of

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Published on November 25, 2020
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The Institutional Interest of Political Parties in Chile’s Constitution-Making Process

—Benjamin Alemparte, Duke University School of Law These are times of constitutional change in Chile.[1] On October 25, the referendum’s approval option for drafting a new Constitution won with close to 80% of the general vote, the most significant electoral gap in the country’s history. Notably, more than 50% of the registered electorate went to vote,

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Published on November 17, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part V: The Times They Are A-Changin’

[Editor’s Note: This is the final post in I-CONnect’s five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Patricio Zapata, Universidad Católica de Chile[1] It was just two months after that great march on Washington for

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Published on November 7, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part IV: On the Debate of the Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Peoples in Chile

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Isabel Aninat, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez The Chilean Constitution, as well as all previous constitutions in Chile, is silent in

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Published on November 6, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part III: A Feminist Rethinking of the Chilean Constitution?

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Marcela Prieto Rudolphy, USC Gould School of Law[*] “El patriarcado es un juez, que nos juzga por nacer. Y

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Published on November 5, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part II: Chile: The Constituent Dilemma

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Juan Luis Ossa, Centro de Estudios Públicos  In the early morning of November 15, 2019, most of Chile’s representatives

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Published on November 3, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part I: Drafting a Constitution on a Clean Slate

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Rodrigo P. Correa G., Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez On the evening of October 18, 2019, violent street protests, later followed

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Published on November 1, 2020
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Introduction: Symposium on Chile’s Constitution-Making Process

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, who have written today’s introduction to the symposium.] —José Francisco García, P. Universidad Católica de Chile and Sergio Verdugo, Universidad del Desarrollo* Last Sunday,

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Published on October 31, 2020
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The Constitutional Reform Referendum in Chile: Balancing Democracy and Elite Accommodation

—Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, and Rodolfo Disi Pavlic, Temuco Catholic University [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] Next month, citizens of Chile will go to the polls to decide whether

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Published on September 23, 2020
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New Constitution or Nothing! The Promise and Pitfalls of Chile’s Constitutional Moment

—Lisa Hilbink, Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota[1] In the wee hours of Friday, November 15th, Chile reached a historic milestone: Congressional representatives from nearly all political parties, across the political spectrum, signed an agreement to open the path to a new constitution. After four dramatic weeks of mass protests, and following two long

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Published on November 24, 2019
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