Tania Groppi

The 2014 Tunisian Constitution and the Global Constitutionalism

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Keywords: New Constitutionalism; Democratic Transitions; Global Constitutionalism; Constitutional Identity; Arab Springs: Tunisia.

The article deals with the 2014 constitution of Tunisia, that has been deeply influenced by global standards. In the first part, the article deals with the category of "global constitutionalism", defining it as the spread of the "constitutional state" worldwide, after the II WW. In the second part, it analyzes the Tunisian constitution, looking for the features that can be considered part of the "global constitutionalism" and for those that seem to express some specificities related to the local identity. It concludes maintaining that the constitutional identity of a country should be considered as a mix of both sides, global and local.

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