The Resource Constitutionalism and democracy, edited by Jon Elster and Rune Slagstad

Constitutionalism and democracy, edited by Jon Elster and Rune Slagstad

Label
Constitutionalism and democracy
Title
Constitutionalism and democracy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jon Elster and Rune Slagstad
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A collection of 11 essays discussing the problems inherent in constitutional democracy and posing questions such as: "Why should a society want to impose constitutional restraints on democratic decision-making?" and "What does democracy contribute to efficient government?"
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
JF51
LC item number
.C627 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elster, Jon
  • Slagstad, Rune
  • Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme (Paris, France)
Series statement
Studies in rationality and social change.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional history
  • Democracy
  • Comparative government
  • Histoire constitutionnelle
  • Démocratie
  • Institutions politiques comparées
  • Comparative government
  • Constitutional history
  • Democracy
  • Democratie
  • Grondwetten
  • Histoire constitutionnelle
  • Démocratie
  • Science politique
Label
Constitutionalism and democracy, edited by Jon Elster and Rune Slagstad
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published in collaboration with Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 354-356
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gag rules or the politics of omission / Stephen Holmes -- Democracy as a contigent outcome of conflicts / Adam Przeworski -- Consequences of constitutional choice / Jon Elster -- Liberal constitutionalism and its critics / Rune Slagstad -- Democracy and the rule of law / Francis Sejersted -- Neo-federalism? / Bruce A. Ackerman -- Precommitment and the paradox of democracy / Stephen Holmes -- American constitutionalism and the paradox of private property / Jennifer Nedelsky -- From liberal constitutionalism to corporate pluralism / Francis Sejersted -- Arguments for constitutional choice / Jon Elster -- Constitutions and democracies / Cass R. Sunstein
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vii, 359 pages
Isbn
9780521345309
Lccn
87024300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)16647928
Label
Constitutionalism and democracy, edited by Jon Elster and Rune Slagstad
Publication
Note
  • "Published in collaboration with Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 354-356
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gag rules or the politics of omission / Stephen Holmes -- Democracy as a contigent outcome of conflicts / Adam Przeworski -- Consequences of constitutional choice / Jon Elster -- Liberal constitutionalism and its critics / Rune Slagstad -- Democracy and the rule of law / Francis Sejersted -- Neo-federalism? / Bruce A. Ackerman -- Precommitment and the paradox of democracy / Stephen Holmes -- American constitutionalism and the paradox of private property / Jennifer Nedelsky -- From liberal constitutionalism to corporate pluralism / Francis Sejersted -- Arguments for constitutional choice / Jon Elster -- Constitutions and democracies / Cass R. Sunstein
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vii, 359 pages
Isbn
9780521345309
Lccn
87024300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)16647928

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