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Towards a More Inclusive Constitutional Discourse: Overcoming Linguistic Barriers

—Maartje De Visser, Singapore Management University, Yong Pung How School of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] The rise of English as the lingua franca is a well-known phenomenon that has affected many areas of our lives. When it comes to

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Published on May 18, 2022
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Rethinking the Concept of the Global South

—Maartje De Visser, Singapore Management University, Yong Pung How School of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] In a 2011 article, Teemu Ruskola forcefully suggested that Asia’s spatial and temporal significance had long been overlooked due to misguided conventional conceptions of

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Published on March 31, 2022
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The Challenges of Transformative Constitutionalism – A Reply to Jorge González Jácome

–Carlos Bernal, Justice, Colombian Constitutional Court[1] I In “The Promise and Peril of “Transformative Constitutionalism,” Jorge González Jácome comments on my earlier post here at I-CONnect on “The Paradox of the Transformative Role of the Colombian Constitutional Court.” González makes seven claims about my post: (a) That I “advanced an argument against the transformative role of

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Published on January 1, 2019
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On Abusive Constitutionalism: Two Critical Impulses

—Jorge González-Jácome, Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia The relationship between constitutionalism and authoritarianism is not simple. Some might argue that they are opposing concepts but a very suggestive article by David Landau has coined the term abusive constitutionalism to refer to the use of tools of constitutional amendment and constitutional replacement used by would-be autocrats to

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Published on June 11, 2015
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