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Author Mueller, Dennis C

Title Constitutional Democracy
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (395 p.)
Series Oxford University Press paperback
Oxford University Press paperback
Contents Contents -- I: The Problems -- 1 Democracy in America -- 2 Democracy in Other Parts of the World -- II: The Constitutional Perspective -- 3 The Constitutional Premise -- 4 Why Have Government? -- 5 The Nature of a Constitution -- III: Institutions to Reveal and Advance a Community's Interests -- 6 Federalism -- 7 Direct Democracy -- 8 Representative Democracy: Proportional Representation -- 9 Representative Democracy: Two-Party Government -- 10 The Two Systems of Representation Compared -- 11 The Parliamentary Voting Rule -- IV: Institutions to Constrain Government -- 12 The Referendum
13 Bicameralism -- 14 Rights -- 15 The Market and the State -- 16 Redistribution -- 17 The Executive Branch -- 18 Dictatorship -- 19 The Judiciary -- V: Getting Started -- 20 Citizenship -- 21 The Constitutional Convention -- VI: Coming to an End -- 22 Epilogue -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Name Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- Z
Summary Constitutional Democracy systematically examines how the basic constitutional structure of governments affects what they can accomplish. This relationship is especially important at a time when Americans are increasingly disillusioned about government's fundamental ability to reach solutions for domestic problems, and when countries in the former Soviet block and around the world are rewriting their constitutions. Political economist Mueller illuminates the links between the structure of democratic government and the outcomes it achieves by drawing comparisons between the American system and o
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-370) and indexes
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Subject Democracy
Representative government and representation
Comparative government
Democracy -- United States
Democracy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Democracy.
Comparative government.
Representative government and representation.
Politics and government.
Democratie.
Grondwetten.
Political Theory of the State.
Political Science.
Law, Politics & Government.
United States -- Politics and government
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780198025603 :
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