Article title Reforming Local Self-Government in Ukraine in the Context of Societal Constitutionalism
Name of magazine Legal journal «Law of Ukraine» (Ukrainian version)
Issue 9/2014
Сторінки [116-125]
Annotation The article reveals the content of the doctrine of societal constitutionalism the element of which is actually guaranteed by local government. Attention is focused on the general trend of the distribution of powers between government levels. The degree of interaction between local self-government and civil society institutions in the deliberative democracy is elucidated in the article. The author concluded on trends for shaping opinion network-centric type of public authority. From this perspective, a number of suggestions on the reform of local self-government in Ukraine is formulated.
Keywords deliberative democracy, constitutionalism, network-centric structure, local self-government, human rights, public authority, societal constitutionalism.