Territory and Constitutional Transitions is a book that contains a collection of essays that talk about numerous territorial disagreements and the challenges they present for the constitution making process. This book is very relevant for a number of conflicts across the world such as ones that took place in Libya, Myanmar and Yemen. In the book, there are 17 case studies of countries that are currently going through constitutional engagements. These include small territories, bi communal countries and countries that are very diverse that have different political regions. The book talks about countries like Cyprus, Iraq, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Spain, Sri Lanka and Ukraine.
With the collection of essays, the book makes a number of policy recommendations that are based on realist views on the complexity of the territorial and political issues. There is content that provides a chapter that draws conclusions which consist of comparisons between different case studies. Anyone who is interested in learning more about things such as federalism, conociational power sharing agreements and devolution will benefit by reading this book. With a combination of in depth case studies and a comprehensive analysis, scholars of constitutional law and international politics will be able to get relevant information about how these nations address their unique conflicts.
Along with releasing a collection of essays, the two authors George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry also put together a companion policy paper as well. The paper was meant to provide insights into how terrirotria claims relate to the process of making a constitiion and its design. It also states that it is meant to provide advice on how to devise a constitution and address any particular conflict.
Sujit Choudhry is a legal scholar and expert who is the founder of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. As well as being the founder, he is also the director of the organization as well. Over the course of his career, Choudhry has been internationally recognized for his expertise in both constitutional law and comparative law. He has advised a number of nations on how to develop a constitution. Sujit has also provided advice on how to help national leaders learn about rule of law processes as well. Choudhry has provided assistance to the leaders of nations such as Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Myanmar, Nepal, South Africa, Ukraine and Yemen.