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The Resource Framed : America's fifty-one constitutions and the crisis of governance, Sanford Levinson

Framed : America's fifty-one constitutions and the crisis of governance, Sanford Levinson

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Framed : America's fifty-one constitutions and the crisis of governance
Title
Framed
Title remainder
America's fifty-one constitutions and the crisis of governance
Statement of responsibility
Sanford Levinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levinson, Sanford
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional law
  • Federal government
  • Separation of powers
Label
Framed : America's fifty-one constitutions and the crisis of governance, Sanford Levinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Of compromise and constitutions -- What is the pint of preambles? -- How does a "republican form of government" differ from "democracy"? -- Elections and a republican form of government -- Bicameralism -- If two opinions are good, is a third opinion (with the power of most of the time absolutely to kill the decision of the first two opinion-makers) even better? -- Presidentialism (and "gubernatorialism") -- So what, precisely, does one get, as a constitutional matter, upon being elected president? -- Presidential duration in office, the possibility of impeachment, and the role of the vice president -- Divided government -- How "independent" a judiciary do we really want? -- On the judiciary (and supreme court) as guardian of the constitution -- Federalism -- Amendment -- Emergency powers
Control code
FIEb17162518
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 437 pages
Isbn
9780199890750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)757485615
Label
Framed : America's fifty-one constitutions and the crisis of governance, Sanford Levinson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Of compromise and constitutions -- What is the pint of preambles? -- How does a "republican form of government" differ from "democracy"? -- Elections and a republican form of government -- Bicameralism -- If two opinions are good, is a third opinion (with the power of most of the time absolutely to kill the decision of the first two opinion-makers) even better? -- Presidentialism (and "gubernatorialism") -- So what, precisely, does one get, as a constitutional matter, upon being elected president? -- Presidential duration in office, the possibility of impeachment, and the role of the vice president -- Divided government -- How "independent" a judiciary do we really want? -- On the judiciary (and supreme court) as guardian of the constitution -- Federalism -- Amendment -- Emergency powers
Control code
FIEb17162518
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 437 pages
Isbn
9780199890750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)757485615

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