Op-ed: Kazakhstan constitutional reform should recognize crucial role of political parties

By Riccardo Pelizzo, 15 February 2017
One of the giants of political science, Maurice Duverger, once observed that knowing political parties was more important than knowing a constitution to understand politics. This observation was, to some extent, due to the fact that most of the Western European constitutions that Duverger had in mind paid little to no attention to political parties. The Italian Constitution, in 1948, was the fi[...] Read more here: The Astana Times


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