Creating a Constitution : Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens. (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Creating a Constitution : Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens.
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Creating a Constitution : Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens.

Author: Federica Carugati
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We live in an era of constitution-making. More than half of the world's constitutions have been drafted in the past half-century. Yet, one question still eludes theorists and practitioners alike: how do stable, growth-enhancing constitutional structures emerge and endure? In Creating a Constitution, Federica Carugati argues that ancient Athens offers a unique laboratory for exploring this question. Because the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Federica Carugati
ISBN: 9780691195636 0691195633
OCLC Number: 1121375451
Description: 248 pages

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A comprehensive account of how the Athenian constitution was created and how political and economic goals that were normally associated with Western developed countries were once achieved through  Read more...

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"This book does an excellent job of demonstrating the salience of Athens for our understanding of constitutionalism, and provides a historically well-grounded and analytically precise account of Read more...

 
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