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Tag: Dictatorship

  • Book Review/Response: Stephen Tierney and Peter Oliver on Constitutional Referendums

    [Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review/Response Series, Peter Oliver reviews Stephen Tierney’s recent book Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation, just released in paperback. Stephen Tierney then responds to the review.] Review by Peter Oliver –Peter Oliver, Vice Dean, Full Professor and Member of the Public Law Group, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, reviewing Stephen Tierney, Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation (Oxford 2012) Constitutional commentators are divided on whether constitutional referendums are a good thing.