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Perfecting the Constitution: The Case for the Article V Amendment Process

Darren Patrick Guerra - Law - 2013 - 256 pages
He who can change the Constitution controls the Constitution. So who does control the Constitution? The answer has always been: “the people.” The people control the ...
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Mechanisms of Democracy: Institutional Design Writ Small

Adrian Vermeule - Political Science - 2007 - 272 pages
What institutional arrangements should a well-functioning constitutional democracy have? Most of the relevant literatures in law, political science, political theory, and ...
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Judicial Activism: Bulwark of Freedom Or Precarious Security?

Christopher Wolfe - Law - 1997 - 149 pages
In this revised and updated edition of a classic text, one of America's leading constitutional theorists presents a brief but well-balanced history of judicial review and ...
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Men of Little Faith: Selected Writings of Cecelia Kenyon

Cecelia M. Kenyon, Stanley M. Elkins, Eric L. McKitrick, Leo Weinstein - History - 2002 - 287 pages
During a scholarly career that extended from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s, Cecelia Kenyon wrote a series of essays and reviews that reshaped thinking about the American ...
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Constitutional Democracy

Dennis C. Mueller - Political Science - 1996 - 400 pages
This volume systematically examines how the basic constitutional structure of governments affects what they can accomplish. At a time when Americans are more and more ...
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Progressive Challenges to the American Constitution: A New Republic

Bradley C. S. Watson - History - 2017 - 338 pages
This book details the origins of American progressivism and its enduring effects on American politics and constitutionalism in the twenty-first century.
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Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America

George C. Edwards - Political Science - 2004 - 198 pages
In this engaging book, David Rosen offers a radically new account of modern poetry and revises our understanding of its relation to Romanticism. British poets from Wordsworth ...
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The American Anomaly: U.S. Politics and Government in Comparative Perspective

Raymond A. Smith - Political Science - 2013 - 264 pages
Seymour Martin Lipset pronounced over a decade ago, "Someone who knows only one country knows no country." It is well established that students learn the intricacies of ...
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The Choice of the People?: Debating the Electoral College

Judith Best - Political Science - 1996 - 163 pages
This book brings together the ideas of today's most prominent supporters, critics, and opponents of the electoral college. Along with critical documents that provide historical ...
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