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Published: 08 July 2021

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780192893925

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A Theory of African Constitutionalism

Berihun Adugna Gebeye

Oxford Comparative Constitutionalism

  • Theorizes the development and transformation of African constitutionalism from precolonial times to the present with the attendant constitutional designs and practices
  • Adopts multidisciplinary, comparative, and theoretical approaches to explore the normative underpinnings and empirical manifestations of African constitutionalism with detailed case studies from Nigeria, Ethiopia, and South Africa on important aspects like women's rights and federalism
  • Advances a new paradigm for understanding the past and present of African constitutionalism and supplies the theoretical and practical tools for its future diagnosis, improvement, and consolidation

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