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Constituent Power : law, popular rule, and politics

Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent social and political developments, including the presidential elections in the United States, antidemocratic state policies in Hungary and Poland, and the political climate in the rest of Europe have brought questions relating to the position and composition of 'the people' in constitutional democracies to the forefront.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Constituent power.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1136963278
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781474454995 1474454992
OCLC Number: 1197720380
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 224 pages)
Contents: Editors' Introduction --
Politics, Shamelessness and the People of Ressentiment --
Part 1. The Ambiguities of Constituent Power --
1. 'Enemies of the People'? The Judiciary and Claude Lefort's 'Savage Democracy' --
2. Public Space, Public Time: Constitutionand the Relay of Authority in Arendt's On Revolution --
3. Are There Inherent Limits to Constitutional Amendment? An Analysis of Carl Schmitt's Argument --
Part 2. Popular Identity and its Others --
4. The People: Ethnoracial Configurations, Old and New --
5. Hannah Arendt and the Glimmering Paradox of Constituent Power 6. Constituent Power from Cultural Practice: Implications from the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Occupation --
7. Claiming Human Rights: The Reflexive Identity of the People --
Part 3. Democracy and Populism --
8. Katechontic Democracy?: Carl Schmitt and the Restraining Mediation of Popular Power --
9. The Power of the People --
10. Populism: Plebeian Power against Oligarchy --
11. Constituent Power and Constitutive Exceptions: Carl Schmitt, Populism and the Consummation of Secularisation --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström and Panu Minkkinen.

Abstract:

Recent social and political developments, including the presidential elections in the United States, antidemocratic state policies in Hungary and Poland, and the political climate in the rest of Europe have brought questions relating to the position and composition of 'the people' in constitutional democracies to the forefront.

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