Recent Collections of Global Conflict, Power, and Territory

“Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions includes a collection of 17 case study essays that details certain countries that are undergoing territorial disagreements regarding constitutional engagement in a variety of contexts. This collection is relevant to many current conflicts all over the world, including those that are most well-known.

These case studies were released by George Anderson and Sujit Choudry. They have also released a companion policy paper under the same name that helps provide insight into constitutional design and territorial claims. They provide advice in this paper with hopes that it will be useful to the advisers involved in these conflicting situations.

Sujit Choudry is a Rhodes Scholar and also has law degrees from Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard. This constitutional lawyer is also Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, which supports constitution building by starting and leading networks of experts all over the globe to complete evidenced research projects about policy options for practitioners. Professor Choudry is also a member of the United Nations Mediation Roster and has advised on government and constitution building in many countries for a long time.

George Anderson has been a deputy minister for Canada and has also been a CEO of the Forum of Federations. He has consulted all over the globe, including being a member of the Sandby Team of Experts in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs and at the Centre for Democracy and Diversity at Queen’s University and lecturing in over 24 countries.

The original collection of essays is meant be to a realistic view on the policy recommendations involved in these complex territorial and constitutional cleavages. In the conclusion of this volume, the authors use information from the original conclusions of existing research in constitutional transitions and the like. These case studies are something every scholar of federalism, power-sharing, and devolution must read. They have a broad analysis that would be very important to advisers and consultants.

The “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” volume has been on sale on Amazon since May 9th and the companion policy paper can be downloaded at any time.

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Many women want to take their careers a notch higher, but there is always something that holds them back. Their femininity. Most of this women are targeted in the business as women instead of professionals. The career journey of Susan McGalla will be of significance to this kind of women.

Having grown up amidst two brothers and being brought up by a father who was a football coach, Susan did not receive any special treatment just because she was a girl. Her parents constantly motivated her to work hard and with confidence present her ideas before any audience. They always taught her that she was a person, not a man or a woman. It is this encouragement that enabled Susan McGalla to understand that either gender would not hinder you nor be of any help.

The confidence has taken Susan far. It has allowed her work together with both men and women. Susan McGalla served as the President and the Chief Merchandising Officer of a company known as American Eagle Outfitters. Before she joined this company, it was dominated by men. There was no single slot for women in the executive. Susan worked hard and held many managerial positions, and she finally became the president. During her time of incumbency, she oversaw 77 kids brand launched.  Be sure to visit this related link.

In January 2009, the career of Susan McGalla took a different take. She became a private consultant in the world of retail especially for top people in finance. She also became a member of the board in October 2009. She held the chief executive officer position in Wet Seal Inc. It is her business autonomy that has over the years made her career exceptional. She has freely followed her passion and has not let her gender factor in her career goals.

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