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Published: 31 July 2017

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190494223

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Beyond Origins

Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Author Angélica Maria Bernal

  • Challenges originalist and foundationalist thinking regarding state-building and constitutional law
  • Develops a new conceptual approach to founding events: "founding beyond origins"
  • Offers a new understanding of foundings, founding moments, and founding action that crosses disciplines and regions of study
  • Provides new readings of important intellectuals in classical and contemporary political thought
  • Emphasizes the role of exclusion and excluded populations in remaking constitutional democracies

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