n South African Journal on Human Rights - Constitution-making as a learning process : Andrew Arato's model of post-sovereign constitution-making : editor's introduction

Volume 26, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-7203



In May 2009 the Law School of the University of Glasgow held a Workshop on Constitution-Making. The decision to hold the workshop issued from correspondence between Andrew Arato and me about his positive assessment of the South African constitution-making process as the perfection of the new two-staged method of constitution-making which he characterises with two key terms: 'post sovereign constitution-making' and 'constitution-making as a learning process'. The correspondence between us focused mainly on critical concerns that I raised in response to Arato's positive assessment of the South African constitution-making process.

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