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Controlling nuclear weapons ; democracy versus guardianship

Robert Alan Dahl - Political Science - 1985 - 113 pages
Argues that decisions about nuclear weapons and strategy have escaped the control of the democratic process and discusses how to deal with complex issues in a democratic fashion
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The Militia and the Right to Arms, Or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent

H. Richard Uviller, William G. Merkel - Law - 2002 - 338 pages
DIVProvides a historically grounded examination of the original meaning of the 2nd Amendment and an interpretation of the rights it safeguards (or doesn't) in the light of that ...
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Our Elusive Constitution: Silences, Paradoxes, Priorities

Daniel N. Hoffman - Law - 1997 - 297 pages
This volume explores the relationship between religion and politics. It brings a varied sample of richly detailed comparative and case studies together with a set of analytical ...
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Borrowing Constitutional Designs: Constitutional Law in Weimar Germany and ...

Cindy Skach - History - 2005 - 151 pages
"Cindy Skach's book on Weimar Germany and the French Fifth Republic is a treasure trove of insights not only about the politics of these two countries, but also about the more ...
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Re-Framers: 170 Eccentric, Visionary, and Patriotic Proposals to Rewrite the ...

John R. Vile - Political Science - 2014 - 397 pages
This book is the most comprehensive review of all the major proposals to rewrite, revise, or even replace the U.S. Constitution, covering more than 170 proposals from the ...
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Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We ...

Sanford Levinson - Political Science - 2006 - 248 pages
Levinson argues that too many of our Constitution's provisions promote either unjust or ineffective government. Under the existing blueprint, we can neither rid ourselves of ...
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America's Constitution: A Biography

Akhil Reed Amar - History - 2012 - 672 pages
In America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great ...
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Free, Sovereign, and Independent States: The Intended Meaning of the ...

John Remington Graham - History - 2013
An exhaustive study of the intended meaning of the United States Constitution as originally framed in 1787, implemented in 1789, and amended in 1791, 1798, and 1804, this ...
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