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Designing democracy : what constitutions do

Author: Cass R Sunstein
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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What is the purpose of a constitution? This book shows how a democratic constitution helps diverse people, with opposing ethical and religious commitments, to live together on terms of mutual respect.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sunstein, Cass R.
Designing democracy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606609143
Online version:
Sunstein, Cass R.
Designing democracy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)609066345
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cass R Sunstein
ISBN: 0195145429 9780195145427 0195158407 9780195158403
OCLC Number: 45698777
Description: 280 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Tales of democracy and law --
Deliberative trouble --
Constitutional principles without constitutional theories --
Against tradition --
What should constitutions say? Secession and beyond --
Impeaching the President --
Democracy and rights: the nondelegation canons --
The anticaste principle --
Homosexuality and the constitution --
Sex equality vs. religion --
Social and economic rights? Lessons from South Africa --
Conclusion: Democracy's constitution.
Responsibility: Cass R. Sunstein.
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Confronting several political issues, from discrimination against women to gays to the limits of religious liberty, this book constructs a perspective from which to show how democracies negotiate  Read more...

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Sunstein takes the reader on a nuanced but spirited journey across a broad terrain of constitutional issues, from race discrimination to religious rights and presidential impeachment. Designing Read more...

 
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