The Resource Majority rule versus consensus : the political thought of John C. Calhoun, James H. Read

Majority rule versus consensus : the political thought of John C. Calhoun, James H. Read

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Majority rule versus consensus : the political thought of John C. Calhoun
Title
Majority rule versus consensus
Title remainder
the political thought of John C. Calhoun
Statement of responsibility
James H. Read
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text sheds light on the promise and limitations of democracy, showing that, despite the failure of Calhoun's remedy, his diagnosis of the potential injustice of majority rule must be taken seriously
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Read, James H.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
JC212.C3
LC item number
R43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American political thought.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Calhoun, John C.
  • Calhoun, John C
  • Calhoun, John C.
  • Calhoun, John C
  • Political science
  • Consensus (Social sciences)
  • Majorities
  • Slave trade
  • Politieke filosofie
  • Slavernij
  • Sklaverei
  • Politisches Denken
  • Consensus (Social sciences)
  • Majorities
  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Slave trade
  • Politisches Denken
  • Sklaverei
  • South Carolina
  • United States
  • Verenigde Staten
  • South Carolina
  • United States
Label
Majority rule versus consensus : the political thought of John C. Calhoun, James H. Read
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-269) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Calhoun and the legacies of Jefferson and Madison -- Calhoun's political economy and the ideal of sectional reciprocity -- Calhoun's constitution, federal union, and slavery -- Calhoun's defense of slavery -- Calhoun's consensus model of government -- Contemporary divided societies and the minority veto -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 276 p.
Isbn
9780700616350
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033340
System control number
  • (OCoLC)239232980
  • (OCoLC)ocn239232980
Label
Majority rule versus consensus : the political thought of John C. Calhoun, James H. Read
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-269) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Calhoun and the legacies of Jefferson and Madison -- Calhoun's political economy and the ideal of sectional reciprocity -- Calhoun's constitution, federal union, and slavery -- Calhoun's defense of slavery -- Calhoun's consensus model of government -- Contemporary divided societies and the minority veto -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 276 p.
Isbn
9780700616350
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033340
System control number
  • (OCoLC)239232980
  • (OCoLC)ocn239232980

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