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Political Political Theory

Essays on Institutions

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HARDCOVER

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674743854

Publication Date: 03/07/2016

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416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • 1. Political Political Theory
  • 2. Constitutionalism: A Skeptical View
  • 3. Separation of Powers and the Rule of Law
  • 4. Bicameralism and the Separation of Powers
  • 5. The Principle of Loyal Opposition
  • 6. Representative Lawmaking
  • 7. Principles of Legislation
  • 8. Accountability and Insolence
  • 9. The Core of the Case against Judicial Review
  • 10. Five to Four: Why Do Bare Majorities Rule on Courts?
  • 11. Isaiah Berlin’s Neglect of Enlightenment Constitutionalism
  • 12. The Constitutional Politics of Hannah Arendt
  • Notes
  • Index

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