The Elements of Politics

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Macmillan, 1891 - Contracts - 632 pages
 

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Contents

Obligation denotes the relation of a rule or command
27
rights of the governed should be determined 2933
29
general happiness 3336
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cult to determine The rational determination of this
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An examination of the chief civil rights that modern
43
No Individualist would apply Laisser Faire except
50
treat separately 2 On the Individualistic principle the first discoverer 6266
62
Appropriation of land for cultivation carries with it
70
For general security ancient bonā fide possession must
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or wilful or negligent misrepresentation of material facts 8486
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Onesided transfers of utility including promises
91
Limitations in the interest of children seem only justi
97
REMEDIES FOR WRONGS
105
In some cases it is difficult to find a satisfactory mode
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CHAPTER IX
121
against imposition 127131
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Individualism of course admits paternal interference
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In any case on strictly individualistic principles the
140
Public expenditure for emigration education and culture
147
THE MAINTENANCE OF GOVERNMENT
161
GOVERNMENTAL ENCROACHMENTS AND COMPENSATION
178
Positive Law and Positive Morality may be distinguished
191
Positive morality limits importantly the action of govern
197
Prima facie it would seem reasonable for Government
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A State is a body of human beings living in a certain
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CHAPTER XVI
250
but he can hardly be expected
257
The regulation of civil war raises the further question
263
Moreover what is commonly called International
277
CHAPTER XVII
285
The free admission of aliens will generally be advantage
297
RELATION OF LEGISLATURE TO EXECUTIVE
407
The formal monarch in the English type of polity is
414
English Parliamentary Government leads naturally to
420
The Executive should have some power of practi
432
Some precautions are needed to obviate the danger
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To give the two chambers coordinate powers is
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If changes in law determining rights of propertyand
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For the security of private citizens it is important that
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There are strong grounds for some introduction
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The specialisation of the judiciary is a difficult question
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It has been disputed whether Government may properly
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CHAPTER XXV
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The division of functions may be illustrated by road
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An extensive devolution of legislative powers on local
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be retained is a balanced question Other variations
505
The distinction between a Federal State and a Confedera
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The relation of dominant states to dependencies
519
common view of representative government is that
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A rigid constitution if the rigidity be not excessive is
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Constitutional rules other than structural may be needed
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CHAPTER XXVI
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Certain remedies partly political partly moral may
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The supply of funds thus rendered though tem
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We may distinguish two different conceptions of
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In fact the representative system combines the principle
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The principle of monarchy is also to an important extent
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The accepted rules of international duty are in the main
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The dual party system tends to diminish the instability
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The Individualistic determination of rights of property
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The danger of legislation oppressive to the rich is
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This last danger is avoided by the plan of a Periodical
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