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Constitutional politics : essays on constitution making, maintenance, and change

Author: Sotirios A Barber; Robert P George
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores questions ranging from the nature of creating the US Constitution to the philosophy behind amending it. This collection brings together 14 essays that consider the meaning of having a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sotirios A Barber; Robert P George
ISBN: 0691088683 9780691088686 0691088691 9780691088693
OCLC Number: 47255230
Description: 337 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Alternative political systems / Walter F. Murphy --
The civic constitution: some preliminaries / John E. Finn --
Judicial supremacy and constitutional distortion / Christopher L. Eisgruber --
We the exceptional American people / James E. Fleming --
Constitution and revolution / Jeffrey K. Tullis --
What did they think they were doing when they wrote the U.S. Constitution, and why should we care? / Suzette Hemberger --
Notes on constitutional maintenance / Sotirios A. Barber --
Transformative constitutionalism and the case of religion: defending the moderate hegemony of liberalism / Stephen Macedo --
Promoting diversity in the public schools (or, to what extent does the establishment clause of the First Amendment hinder the establishment of more genuinely multicultural schools?) / Sanford Levinson --
Second thoughts on the First Amendment / H.N. Hirsch --
Constitutional citizenship / Wayne D. Moore --
The political foundations of judicial supremacy / Keith E. Whittington --
Constitutionalism and constitutional failure / Mark E. Brandon --
Justice, legitimacy, and allegiance: "the end of democracy?" symposium revisited / Robert P. George.
Responsibility: edited by Sotirios A. Barber and Robert P. George.
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"All essays provide interesting insight into the concepts of judicial review and judicial activism. [An] excellent book. I highly recommend it to all."--Ruth Ann Wary, Law and Politics Book Review "A Read more...

 
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