Negotiating in civil conflict : constitutional construction and imperfect bargaining in Iraq /

In 2005, Iraq drafted its first constitution and held the country's first democratic election in more than fifty years. Even under ideal conditions, drafting a constitution can be a prolonged process marked by contentious debate, and conditions in Iraq are far from ideal: Iraq has long been rac...

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Author / Creator:Hamoudi, Haider Ala, author.
Imprint:Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Constitutional law -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Constitutional history -- Iraq.
Representative government and representation -- Iraq.
Federal government -- Iraq.
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
Constitutional history.
Constitutional law.
Federal government.
Politics and government
Representative government and representation.
Spaltung
Politische Identität
Verhandlung
Föderalismus
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003-
Iraq.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11207430
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ISBN:9780226068794
022606879X
1299976115
9781299976115
9780226315348
0226315347
9780226068824
022606882X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:In 2005, Iraq drafted its first constitution and held the country's first democratic election in more than fifty years. Even under ideal conditions, drafting a constitution can be a prolonged process marked by contentious debate, and conditions in Iraq are far from ideal: Iraq has long been racked by ethnic and sectarian conflict, which intensified following the American invasion and continues today. This severe division, which often erupted into violence, would not seem to bode well for the fate of democracy. So how is it that Iraq was able to surmount its sectarianism to draft a constit.
Other form:Print version: Hamoudi, Haider Ala. Negotiating in civil conflict 9780226315348