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Constitutionalism and Democracy.


Constitutionalism con·sti·tu·tion·al·ism  
1. Government in which power is distributed and limited by a system of laws that must be obeyed by the rulers.

a. A constitutional system of government.

 and democracy.

Ed. by Richard Bellamy.

Dartmouth Publishing


573 pages



The international library of essays in law and legal theory; second series


In this series of 24 facsimile articles, contributors examine exactly how constitutions relate actually as well as logically to democratic practice. They take a substantive view of constitutional democracy, including essays by Dworkin, Rawls, Waldron, Fabre and Dahl. Procedural views on judicial review, process-based constitutional theories, and the work of John Hart Ely John Hart Ely (December 3 1938 - October 25 2003) is one of the most widely-cited legal scholars in United States history, ranking just after Richard Posner, Ronald Dworkin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. , the reconciliation of substance and procedures in such cases as Dred Scott Dred Scott

decision majority ruling by Supreme Court that a slave is property and not a U.S. citizen (1857). [Am. Hist.: Payton, 203]

See : Injustice
 and Brown and in the rule of law, populist constitutionalism in such cases as civil rights, and considerations beyond the nation-state in issues of reduction of freedom, economic globalization globalization

Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation
, republican cosmopolitanism, the European constitution, and sovereignty in the European Union European Union (EU), name given since the ratification (Nov., 1993) of the Treaty of European Union, or Maastricht Treaty, to the

European Community

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