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Nagel, Robert F. - The Implosion of American Federalism, ebook

The Implosion of American Federalism

Nagel, Robert F.


At a time of unprecedented national power, why do so many Americans believe that our nationhood is fragile and precarious? Why the talk--among politicians, academics, and jurists--of "coups d'etat," of culture wars, of confederation, of constitutional breakdown? In this wide-ranging book,

Sunstein, Cass R. - Designing Democracy : What Constitutions Do, ebook

Designing Democracy : What Constitutions Do

Sunstein, Cass R.


Illustrating his discussion with examples from constitutional debates and court-cases in South Africa, Eastern Europe, Israel, America, and elsewhere, Sunstein takes readers through a number of highly charged questions: When should government be permitted to control