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Essentials of the American Constitution

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ISBN13: 9780813368559
ISBN: 0813368553
Published: October 2001
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Format: Paperback
Price: £25.99

Examines the five closely integrated components that make up the Constitutions fundamental law to show how the components more often than not work together, assisting, explaining and reinforcing one another. Constitutional politics is the continued search for equilibrium between grants of power and the limits placed on that power. examines five closely integrated components which make up the fundamental law: the Compact, Separation of Powers, Federalism, Representation, and the Bill of Rights. It is the interaction among these components that give the constitution its dynamism, and landmark decisions handed down by the Supreme Court involve two or more of them.This books unique approach shows how the components often work together, assisting, explaining, or reinforcing one another. Providing an overview of the fundamental principles of the American Constitution, the author gives a firm foundation for students interested in American Government and Politics, Constitutional Law or Civil Liberties.

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Introduction: What Is a Constitution? Judicial Review and the Role of the Courts The Compact: Social or Politcal? Separation of Powers: Separated or Mixed? Federalism: The Nation or the States? Representation: Who Selects and Who Is Selected? The Bill of Rights: What Is Societys and What Is the Individuals? The Holistic Constitution