Evolution of Constitutional Norms in Post-Soviet States: Democratic Procedure or Approval of Quo Status?
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- constitutional process; institutionalization; changes to the constitution; conservatism of the norms of the constitution; democratization of the political system
The paper focuses on the political and value-ideological aspects of the evolution of constitutional norms in the post-Soviet space and in Ukraine, in particular, which determine such specific features of the constitutional process as approval of changes by trial and error, “compromise”, mobilization of public support for constitutional changes. the aspirations of the elite to monopolize or change power, cyclical repetition of constitutional reforms’ content. A comparative analysis of changes to the constitution in Ukraine and other post-Soviet states according to the criteria of conservative constitutional process, reasons and drivers of changes to the Basic Law, the constitutional amendments’ content, features of constitutional control institutions, features of the change process, their political consequences, which allows identify general trends and specific regime and socio-cultural features, formulate recommendations for optimizing the constitutional process. The main arguments of the author’s position of the research team on the expediency and objectivity of constitutional changes in Ukraine in the democratization of the political system, criteria for assessing their content, general recommendations for political aspects of stabilizing and optimizing the constitutionalism of post-Soviet states.
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TY - CONF AU - Svitlana Bulbeniuk AU - Vira Haponenko AU - Yurii Maneliuk PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/18 TI - Evolution of Constitutional Norms in Post-Soviet States: Democratic Procedure or Approval of Quo Status? BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science, Psychology and Legal Regulation (SPL 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 64 EP - 68 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211218.011 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211218.011 ID - Bulbeniuk2021 ER -