THE VALUE OF NATIONAL PLURALITY IN THE DESIGN OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL STATE
AbstractThe constitutional changes that are taking place in Latin America have meant, for many of these countries, a profound reform (or, sometimes, rupture) in the “Model of Constitutional State” that sustains their democratic systems. 19th century Legislative State (legalism as a legal theory), whose applicability practically extended to the 20th century and beyond, is being substituted on the whole by a Constitutional State configured in the paradigm of neo-constitutionalism, a prototype that we modern democracies are currently operating within. This is the case for Bolivia, wherein the 2009 Constitution established a “Plurinational Constitutional State”, with all of the implications that this has meant for the design of the institutional aspect of the country.
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del Real Alcala, J. A. (2013). THE VALUE OF NATIONAL PLURALITY IN THE DESIGN OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL STATE. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 9(19). https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2013.v9n19p%p