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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Self-determination & constitution making in Nepal : constituent assembly, inclusion, & ethnic federalism.
Singapore ; Heidelberg, [Germany] : Springer Science+Business Media, c2014
xxiii, 252 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9789812870056 9812870059 9812870040 9789812870049|
|Notes:||Title from PDF title page (viewed on May 7, 2014).|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Preface; Contents; Acronyms; List of Charts; List of Tables; Chapter 1: The Landscape of Constitution Making in Nepal; 1.1 Six Decades of Constitutional History; 1.2 Pre-1990 Constitution-Making Processes; 1.3 The 1990 Constitution-Making Process; 1.4 Making of the Interim Constitution 2007; 1.5 Lessons from Past Constitution Making; 1.5.1 Constitution Writing Versus Constitution Making; 1.5.2 Constitution Versus Constitutionalism; 1.5.3 Political Interests Versus System Building; 1.5.4 Power Versus Authority; 1.5.5 The Rule of Law Versus Rule by Law. 1.5.6 Legitimacy Versus Political Ideology1.5.7 Challenges of the Divided Society and the Constitution Making; 1.5.8 From Uncertainty to Political Stability; 1.6 Concluding Observations; Chapter 2: Abolition of Monarchy; 2.1 Background; 2.2 The First Conflict: Conflict Between Gorkha and Other Principalities; 2.3 The Second Conflict: Conflict Between the Shah and Rana Dynasties; 2.4 The Third Conflict: The King Versus the People; 2.4.1 Conflict Between the King and the People from 1951 to 1990; 2.4.2 Conflict from 1990 to 2008; 2.5 Concluding Observations. Chapter 3: Why Did the Constituent Assembly Fail?3.1 The Context of the CA; 3.2 Reasons for the Failure of the CA; 3.2.1 The Redundant Role of the CA; 3.2.2 Faulty Discourse; 3.2.3 Crisis of Constitutionalism; 3.2.4 Democratic Deficit; 3.3 Designing a Constitution in the Future; 3.3.1 Political Consensus; 3.3.2 From Ideology to Constitutionalism?; 3.3.3 Civic or Citizenry Identity; 3.3.4 Welfare-Grundnorm; 3.4 Concluding Observations; Chapter 4: Epistemology of Ethnic Federalism; 4.1 Civic or Ethnic Federalism?; 4.2 Ethnic and Indigenous Identity; 4.3 Ethnic Federalism in Nepal. 4.4 Major Schools of Thought and the Controversy4.5 Civic Identity; 4.5.1 Marxism; 4.5.2 Max Weber and Ethnicity; 4.5.3 Robert Park and Assimilation to Civic State; 4.6 Concluding Observations; Chapter 5: Nation-Building, Inclusion, and Liberal Democracy; 5.1 Nation-Building in Nepal; 5.1.1 Formative Stage of Nation-Building; 5.1.2 Democratic Stage of Nation-Building; 5.1.3 Post-national Stage of Nation-Building; 5.2 Inclusion; 5.2.1 Inclusion During the Panchayati Era: 1960-1990; 5.2.2 Inclusion in the Post-1990 Era; 22.214.171.124 Inclusive Nation; 126.96.36.199 Inclusive State. 5.3 Liberal Democracy and Federalism5.3.1 Constitutionalism; 5.3.2 The Rule of Law; 5.3.3 Political Parties Reform; 5.3.4 A Robust Counter-Hegemonic Mechanism in Place; 5.4 Concluding Observations; Chapter 6: Right to Self-Determination and Restructuring the Nepalese State; 6.1 Right to Self-Determination (RSD); 6.2 RSD: Internal Autonomy of Groups and Ethnic Federalism; 6.2.1 The UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples; 6.2.2 RSD and Minority Rights; 6.3 IRSD and Its Scope: Empowerment of All Peoples; 6.3.1 The Scope of IRSD Under the UNDRIP; 6.3.2 Rights over Land and Resources.|