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The constitution as political structure

Author: Martin H Redish
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Over the last forty years both modern constitutional scholarship and Supreme Court constitutional doctrine have concentrated on the analysis of rights, while issues of constitutional law related to the structure of government have been largely ignored. The irony of this interpretive emphasis is that the Constitution itself contains relatively little dealing with rights. Rather, it is primarily a blueprint for the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Redish, Martin H.
Constitution as political structure.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(DLC) 93042364
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin H Redish
ISBN: 1423737148 9781423737148 9780195070606 0195070607 1280441070 9781280441073 0195361350 9780195361353
OCLC Number: 228136418
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 229 pages)
Contents: Introduction: political structure, democratic theory, and constitutional text --
Federalism, the Constitution and American political theory --
The dormant commerce clause and the constitutional balance of federalism --
Pragmatic formalism and separation of powers --
Legislative delegation, pragmatic formalism, and the values of democracy --
Conclusion: liberalism, constitutional theory, and political structure.
Responsibility: Martin H. Redish.
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Martin Redish's innovative work explores the largely ignored relationship between constitutional law and governmental structure. The book argues that there should be aggressive judicial  Read more...


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