Organized Interests in Constitutional Assemblies

  title={Organized Interests in Constitutional Assemblies},
  author={Ian M. Hartshorn},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={408 - 420}
How does the way organized interests are included in constitution-drafting processes effect their capacity? Two recent examples of post-revolutionary constitution drafting in Egypt and Tunisia provide evidence that the way trade unions are included in constitutional assemblies matters a great deal. These cases suggest that not just whether organized interests are included in the constitution-drafting process but how impacts their long-term influence. Prior to the revolutions, both countries… Expand
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