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The Deconstitutionalization of America : The Forgotten Frailties of Democratic Rule :  The Forgotten Frailties of Democratic Rule - Roger M. Barrus

The Deconstitutionalization of America : The Forgotten Frailties of Democratic Rule

The Forgotten Frailties of Democratic Rule

Paperback Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780739108352
Number Of Pages: 174

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"In The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of Democratic Rule, Roger Barrus and his co-authors embark on a discussion of American democracy beginning at the start of the twenty-first century to the present day. The present paradox "

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Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
James Madison's Constitution of Freedomp. 9
Abraham Lincoln's New Birth of Freedomp. 25
Woodrow Wilson's Progressive Constitutionp. 50
Franklin Roosevelt, the Great Depression, and the Rise of Interest-Group Governmentp. 67
Congress: Increased Power and Institutional Weaknessp. 79
Presidential Leadership and the Two Publicsp. 98
The Modern Judiciary and Palliative Government: Still the "Least Dangerous Branch"?p. 112
Deconstitutionalization and American Foreign Policyp. 126
National Performance Review and Madisonian Constitutionalism: The Persistence of Wilsonian Administrative Thoughtp. 136
Conclusionp. 149
Selected Bibliographyp. 155
Indexp. 159
About the Authorsp. 163
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ISBN: 9780739108352
ISBN-10: 0739108352
Series: Applications of Political Theory (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: May 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.26