Deborah Perez offers a detailed analysis of the daily interactions among deputies of the Constituent National Assembly (2011–2014) in order to challenge micro-analyses that argue that the constitution was merely the outcome of a pact among party leaders. She emphasizes the importance of contingency and improvisation that granted deputies a margin of autonomy towards the party leaderships.
Middle East Law and Governance – Brill
Published: Nov 28, 2016
Keywords: Tunisia; constitution; parties; decision-making; political elite