• Javier Martínez-Lara
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On 5 October 1988, after an unprecedented political exercise in constitution-making of nearly two years, the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies working together as a Constituent Assembly, promulgated a new constitution for Brazil. Including the previous debates and political negotiations, the constitutional discussion lasted for about four years, during which it was the focal point of Brazilian political life.


Associational Recognition Democratic Politics Constitutional Change Democratic Consolidation Constitutional Limit 
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