In the name of king, country, and people on the Westminster model and Bhutan's constitutional transition

@article{Bothe2015InTN,
  title={In the name of king, country, and people on the Westminster model and Bhutan's constitutional transition},
  author={Winnie Bothe},
  journal={Democratization},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={1338 - 1361}
}
  • W. Bothe
  • Published 28 January 2015
  • Political Science
  • Democratization
In 2008 Bhutan inaugurated a written constitution thereby instituting the state as a constitutional monarchy. The constitution is almost unanimously described as democratic by international media and academics. The ease with which this apparent consensus on its democratic character has been achieved, however, raises the important question of how best to approach the theory of constitutional democratization. In approaching the issue of democratization as a move towards popular control, this… 

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