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This volume investigates the nature of constitutional democratic government in the United States and elsewhere. The editors introduce a basic conceptual framework which the contributors clarify and develop in eleven essays organized into three separate sections. The first section deals with constitutional founding and the founders' use of cultural symbols and traditions to facilitate acceptance of a new regime. The second discusses alternative constitutional structures and their effects on political outcomes. The third focuses on processes of constitutional change and on why founders might choose to make formal amendments relatively difficult or easy to achieve. The book is distinctive because it provides comprehensive tools for analyzing and comparing different forms of constitutional democracy. These tools are discussed in ways that will be of interest to students and readers in political science, law, history and political philosophy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521793704
ISBN-10: 052179370X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 430
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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