Romanian Constitutional Identity in Historical Context

Guțan, Manuel (2022) Romanian Constitutional Identity in Historical Context. In: Comparative Constitutionalism in Central Europe. Central European Academic Publishing, Miskolc, Budapest, pp. 109-128. ISBN 9786156474025; 9786156474032

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This paper is approaching the Romanian constitutional identity as a tendential constitutional identity. This concept emphasizes a perpetual competition between two historical Romanian identity poles: a eurocentric and an etnocentric one. From the nineteenth century, the Romanians constantly desired to obtain a full European constitutional identity but they always feared to give in their constitutional ethnocentric identity.This is why the Romanian constitutional identity was and still is nothing but a neverending tendency towards constitutional Europeanization. Due to its dynamic character, the Romanian constitutional identity was closer either to its eurocentric pole or its ethnocentric one. Sometime it had a democratic-liberal European look, some other time it had a strong illiberal look.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Romanian constitutionalism, tendential constitutional identity, bipolar constitutional identity, eurocentric constitutional identity, ethnocentric constitutional identity
Subjects: K Law / jog > KZ Law of Nations / nemzeti jogrendszerek
Depositing User: Beáta Bavalicsné Kerekes
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2022 08:18
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2022 08:18

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