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CIAO DATE: 03/2009

Constitution Making Under Occupation: The Politics of Imposed Revolution in Iraq

Andrew Arato

January 2009

Columbia University Press



Preface vii

1. The Externally Imposed Revolution and
Its Destruction of the Iraqi State 1

2. Postsovereign Constitution Making:
The New Paradigm (and Iraq) 59

3. Sistani Versus Bremer:
The Emergence of the Two-Stage Model in Iraq 99

4. Imposition and Bargaining in the
Making of the Interim Constitution 135

5. The Making of the "Permanent" Constitution 205

Conclusion 251

Notes 265

Index 347