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Reflections on War and Peace and the Constitution

by George Anastaplo

This book connects diverse subjects that remind the reader of fundamental issues with respect to war/peace and politics. It examines the complications of efforts to develop public-policy measures dealing with...


Trust in the Capacities of the People, Distrust in Elites

by Kenneth Good

Democratization is conceived as an unending struggle by the poor majority against the small elite of wealth, status, and power. This book is a critical, comparative, and global approach to the study of democratization...


The United States Constitution and Other Historical Documents

by United States Continental Congress

Presented here for the first time in one volume are the three founding documents of the United States and another that altered and divided the Union for a brief moment in history. • Declaration of Independence:...


The Magic Kingdom: Property, Monarchy, and the Maximum Republic

by Dan Hind

What would you need if you wanted to live in a democracy? What would living in a democracy be like?


Approaching the U.S. Constitution: Sacred Covenant or Plaything for Lawyers and Judges

by Kerry L. Hunter

This book argues that, given the political power the Supreme Court enjoys today, the answer to preserving the separation of powers, democracy, and the American commitment to unalienable human rights is to encourage...


Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

by John Paul Stevens

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change.

By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest...


The U.S. Constitution: Anti-Federalist Edition

by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Thomas Paine & John Adams et al.

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America, and worthy of study. In formation though, the path to adoption was not without dissent: the Anti-Federalist movement...


The Moulding of Ukraine

by Kataryna Wolczuk

With the disintegration of the Soviet Union, a number of new states were created that had little or no claim to any previous existence. Ukraine is one of the countries that faced not only political, social and...


Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, concise edition

by Edgar J. McManus & Tara Helfman

This, the concise edition of Liberty and Union, is an abridged constitutional history of the United States, designed for short single-semester courses, comprising the key topics from Volumes 1 and 2.

Written...


The Supreme Court and the Constitution

by Charles A. Beard

A thorough analysis of the early history and development of judicial review, this book by a preeminent scholar ranks among the most cited and highly regarded texts on law and government.


The Organization of Political Interest Groups: Designing advocacy

by Darren R. Halpin

Interest groups form an important part of the development of political and social systems. This book goes beyond current literature in examining the survival and 'careers' of such groups beyond their formation....


This Republic: Illuminating Republican Government

by Will Butts

A short and concise primer on the fundamental principles of the American Government, This Republic draws upon the writings of the American founders, and extensively the writings of John Adams, to thoroughly...


Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2

by Edgar J. McManus & Tara Helfman

This, the second of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Progressive Era of the early twentieth century to the most recent decisions of the...


Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1

by Edgar J. McManus & Tara Helfman

This, the first of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Anglo-American origins of the Constitution through the colonial and antebellum periods,...


Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

by Randy E. Barnett

The U.S. Constitution found in school textbooks and under glass in Washington is not the one enforced today by the Supreme Court. In Restoring the Lost Constitution, Randy Barnett argues that since the nation's...


The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution: A Fully Annotated Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Amendments, and Selections f

by Richard Beeman

What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's...


The Constitutionalization of the European Union

by Berthold Rittberger & Frank Schimmelfennig

Previously published as a special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy, this volume presents a theory of constitutionalization as well as comparative analyses and case studies to underscore the claim...


The Practice of Constitutional Development: Vincent Ostrom's Quest to Understand Human Affairs

by Mark Sproule-Jones, Barbara Allen, Filippo Sabetti & Audun Sandberg et al.

Each essay shows how particular countries, governments, and organizations devise constitutions to reflect their visions of governance and sets of rules for their leaders. Using the methods and writing of Vincent...


Reflections on Religion, the Divine, and the Constitution

by George Anastaplo

Connections are suggested among diverse subjects which can remind the reader both of fundamental issues with respect to religion and politics and of the complications of efforts to develop public-policy measures...


Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment: Enforcing Liberty and Equality in the States

by William B. Glidden

In Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment, William B. Glidden examines the misuse of the fourteenth amendment.