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Constitutional Nationalism and Legal Exclusion: Equality, Identity Politics, and Democracy in Nepal (1990-2007)

Mara Malagodi


Since Nepal was created as a nation, its constitutional history has been inextricably linked to the tortuous process of democratization and the efforts to create a more equitable and inclusive polity. A specific segment of Nepal's constitutional trajectory is the 1990 constitutional experience. This book investigates the relationship between constitutional nationalism and patterns of legal exclusion during the 1990 constitutional experience of Nepal, focusing on the institutional management of socio-cultural diversity by the state in the context of post-Cold War re-democratization and the outc ... More

Keywords: Nepal, democratization, constitutional nationalism, legal exclusion, unity in diversity approach, 1990 Constitution, law, constitutional change, socio-cultural diversity, institutional management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198082910
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082910.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mara Malagodi, author
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science