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American politicians confront the court
Stephen M. Engel

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American politicians confront the court
opposition politics and changing responses to judicial power
Stephen M. Engel

Published 2011 by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Beyond the countermajoritarian difficulty
A developmental theory of politician's confrontations with judicial authority
In support of Unified Governance : undermining the court in an anti-party age
Party against partisanship : single-party constitutionalism and the quest for regime unity
"As party exigencies require" : republicanism, loyal opposition, and the emerging legitimacy of multiple constitutional visions
Clashing progressive solutions to the political problem of judicial power
A polity fully-developed for harnessing (I) : living constitutionalism and the politicization of judicial appointment
A polity fully-developed for harnessing (II) : a conservative insurgency and a self-stylized majoritarian court responds.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
KF5130 .E446 2011

The Physical Object

x, 395 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0521192951, 0521153980
9780521192958, 9780521153980
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