Discourse Legitimating of Constitution

Author:Marina Muskhelishvili

Page number, Format:94, A4

Financing:The book is prepared and published by the Center for Social Sciences, with the financial support of OSI – Zug Foundation, Higher Education Support Program (HESP) of Open Society Institute in Budapest.

© Center for Social Sciences, 2006

Short Description:The aim of the book is to teach students the method of discourse analysis and develop skills of independent research. It contains the discussion of basic concepts and approaches: constitution and political institutions in the context of liberal republican and democratic political traditions, research methods – institutional and discourse. The author also discusses the Georgian reality – the issue of public legitimization of the constitution in 2004 and a study about political views of Georgian citizens.