Constitutions in transition
Constitutions in transition

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Constitutions in transition

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the general concept of a constitutional framework

  • understand the factors contributing to constitutional change – both evolutionary and revolutionary – by looking at the constitutional frameworks of South Africa, Germany, Canada and the UK

  • identify and describe key characteristics of the UK constitution

  • understand the historic aspects of the constitutional developments of the UK and their relevance in constitutional law today

  • reflect critically on the UK constitution by studying and comparing the constitutional frameworks and history of South Africa, Germany and Canada.


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