Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and the award-winning author of eighteen books, including Social Justice in the Liberal State and his multivolume constitutional history We the People. His book The Stakeholder Society (written with Anne Alstott) served as a basis for Tony Blair’s introduction of child investment accounts in the United Kingdom. He contributes frequently to the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. Ackerman is a member of the American Law Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the recipient of the American Philosophical Society’s Henry M. Phillips Prize for lifetime achievement in jurisprudence.

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TitleAuthorFormatPublication DatePriceSelect Item
Cover: Revolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of LawRevolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of LawAckerman, BruceHARDCOVER05/13/2019$35.00
Cover: We the People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights RevolutionWe the People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights RevolutionAckerman, BrucePAPERBACK07/09/2018$23.00
Cover: The Decline and Fall of the American RepublicThe Decline and Fall of the American RepublicAckerman, BrucePAPERBACK09/02/2013$30.00
Cover: The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential DemocracyThe Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential DemocracyAckerman, BrucePAPERBACK04/30/2007$30.50
Cover: We the People, Volume 2: TransformationsWe the People, Volume 2: TransformationsAckerman, BrucePAPERBACK09/15/2000$36.50
Cover: Is NAFTA Constitutional?Is NAFTA Constitutional?Ackerman, Bruce
Golove, David
E-DITION08/11/1995$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
Cover: We the People, Volume 1: FoundationsWe the People, Volume 1: FoundationsAckerman, BrucePAPERBACK03/15/1993$35.50
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