Liberalism, Constitutionalism, and Democracy

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - Political Science - 379 pages
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This groundbreaking book develops a new theory of constitutional democracy. Leading political philosopher Russell Hardin shows how social coordination rather than mutual advantage lies at the heart of liberal constitutionalism.
 

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Contents

Mutual Advantage
1
Political and Economic
41
Contract or Coordination?
82
Agreement or Acquiescence?
141
Liberalization and its Discontents
184
Constitutional Economic Transition
228
Democracy on the Margin
276
Whether Agreed to or Not
311
Other Liberalisms
322
References
333
Index
349
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Russell Hardin is a Professor at the Department of Politics, New York University

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