Framed

Framed

America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

eBook - 2010
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In his widely acclaimed volume Our Undemocratic Constitution, Sanford Levinson boldly argued that our Constitution should not be treated with "sanctimonious reverence," but as a badly flawed document deserving revision. Now Levinson takes us deeper, asking what were the original assumptions underlying our institutions, and whether we accept those assumptions 225 years later. In Framed, Levinson challenges our belief that the most important features of our constitutions concern what rights they protect. Instead, he focuses on the fundamental procedures of governance such as congression.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010
ISBN: 9780199890767
0199890765
0199890757
9780199890750
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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