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Democracy and Revolution: An Enduring Relationship?
Denver University Law Review. Volume 89, Issue 3 (2012), p. 593-610.
  • Joel Colón-Ríos
  • Allan Hutchinson, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
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Article
Publication Date
1-1-2012
Abstract
The article discusses the relationship between democracy and revolution as of July 2012, focusing on an analysis of political transformations, coups d'etats, and revolutionary struggles in relation to democratic cultures and the constitutional frameworks of various countries. The democratic legitimacy of a revolution is addressed, along with an examination of constituent power and revolutionary-initiated constitutions. Hans Kelsen's book "General Theory of Law and State" is also mentioned.
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Colón-Ríos, Joel, and Allan C. Hutchinson. "Democracy and Revolution: An Enduring Relationship?" Denver University Law Review 89.3 (2012): 593-610.