The essay collection “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” delves into the constitutional politics that affect various territories and countries as a whole through careful case studies. Cyprus, Sri Lanka, and Nigeria are some of the places where the collection’s editors Sujit Choudhry and George Anderson reference and cover at length. In addition to this, the essays greatly detail suggested policy options that could possibly benefit the countries and territories involved and end with concrete resolutions based on the research conducted.
Sujit Choudhry and George Anderson wrote a policy paper to go along with the collection of essays that brings a deeper understanding of how constitutions thrive and how advisors can be better suited for certain constitutional situations. Scholars and advisors in these specific fields would truly benefit from the advice given to them through the research spread across the essays.
Sujit Choudhry spearheaded and leads the Center of Constitutional Transitions. Moreover, he is well-known as a lawyer and scholar under constitutions. He has been integral in the design of constitutions and such for many years in places such as Egypt, Ukraine, South Africa, and Yemen.
Prior to editing this collection of essays with Choudhry, George Anderson once held the position of Canadian deputy minister and had the role as the Forum of Foundations Chief Financial Officer. At some point, he joined the Centre of Democracy and Diversity at Queen’s University as one of their members. Moreover, he worked on an international scale to help various countries under the Sandby Team of Experts with the United Nations Department of Political Affairs.