Author Kautz, Steven
Title The Supreme Court and the Idea of Constitutionalism
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011
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Descript 1 online resource (327 pages)
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Series Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Ser
Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Ser
Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction: The Idea of Constitutionalism -- Part I. Philosophical Perspectives -- 1. Ideas of Constitutionalism Ancient and Modern -- 2. On Liberal Constitutionalism -- Part II. Historical Perspectives: American Constitutional History -- 3. Judicial Review and the Incomplete Constitution: A Madisonian Perspective on the Supreme Court and the Idea of Constitutionalism -- 4. Constitutionalism as Judicial Review: Historical Lessons from the U.S. Case -- 5. Who Has Authority over the Constitution of the United States? -- Part III. Comparative Perspectives -- 6. The Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutionalism: The Implications of the Development of Alternative Forms of Judicial Review -- 7. The Sounds of Silence: Militant and Acquiescent Constitutionalism -- Part IV. Constitutionalism and Democracy -- 8. Constitutionalism and Democracy: Understanding the Relation -- 9. Active Liberty and the Problem of Judicial Oligarchy -- 10. Judicial Power and Democracy: A Machiavellian View -- Part V. Constitutionalism and Politics -- 11. Constitutional Constraints in Politics -- 12. "The Court Will Clean It Up": Executive Power, Constitutional Contestation, and War Powers -- Notes -- List of Contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments
In this volume distinguished constitutional scholars aim to move debate over the Supreme Court beyond the soundbites that divide us to fundamental questions about the nature of constitutionalism
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kautz, Steven The Supreme Court and the Idea of Constitutionalism Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2011 9780812221909
Subject United States. -- Supreme Court.;Judicial power -- United States.;Constitutional law -- United States.;Constitutional law -- Philosophy.;Judicial review -- United States
Electronic books
Alt Author Melzer, Arthur
Weinberger, Jerry
Zinman, M. Richard