Compared with what? How to Read the Cuban Constitutional Reforms

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Title of the article, blog entry, editorial, essay, graphic, interview, or other content Compared with what? How to Read the Cuban Constitutional Reforms
Author Zachary Elkins
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Date February 6, 2019
Year of publication or release 2019 CE
URL https://medium.com/@zedtex/how-to-read-the-cuban-constitutional-reforms-942f57c4136e
Quotation from the resource On February 24, Cuban citizens will go to the polls to approve a major revision to their Constitution. This sort of constitutional referendum is now common practice in modern democracies, but it is an odd practice. It is not easy for citizens to arrive at an up or down decision on a constitution. One thing that helps is to read the draft constitution in comparison with both the current law and other constitutions in the world. That’s what a group of scholars has done this week by publishing (in both English and Spanish) the Cuban draft constitution on Constitute  —  a site dedicated to reading and analyzing Constitutions comparatively.
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On February 24, Cuban citizens will go to On February 24, Cuban citizens will go to the polls to approve a major revision to their Constitution. This sort of constitutional referendum is now common practice in modern democracies, but it is an odd practice. It is not easy for citizens to arrive at an up or down decision on a constitution. One thing that helps is to read the draft constitution in comparison with both the current law and other constitutions in the world. That’s what a group of scholars has done this week by publishing (in both English and Spanish) the Cuban draft constitution on Constitute — a site dedicated to reading and analyzing Constitutions comparatively.and analyzing Constitutions comparatively. +
Zachary Elkins, "Compared with what? How to Read the Cuban Constitutional Reforms," Medium, February 6, 2019, accessed February 14, 2019, https://medium.com/@zedtex/how-to-read-the-cuban-constitutional-reforms-942f57c4136e (link omitted) +
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