The Resource Mechanisms of democracy : institutional design writ small, Adrian Vermeule, (electronic resource)

Mechanisms of democracy : institutional design writ small, Adrian Vermeule, (electronic resource)

Label
Mechanisms of democracy : institutional design writ small
Title
Mechanisms of democracy
Title remainder
institutional design writ small
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Vermeule
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In established constitutional polities, Vermeule argues, law can and should - and to some extent already does - provide mechanisms of democracy: small-scale institutional devices and innovations that can have surprisingly large effects, promoting democratic values of impartial, accountable and deliberative government
Cataloging source
InIU-L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vermeule, Adrian
Index
index present
LC call number
JC423
LC item number
.V47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Representative government and representation
  • Voting
  • Democracy
  • Judicial process
  • Public institutions
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Democracy
  • Judicial process
  • Public institutions
  • Representative government and representation
  • Voting
  • United States
Label
Mechanisms of democracy : institutional design writ small, Adrian Vermeule, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The veil of uncertainty -- The limits of uncertainty -- Submajority voting rules: forcing accountability -- Absolute majority rules: optimizing accountability -- Delegation, accountability and judging -- Optimizing transparency: the budget process -- Optimizing deliberation: constitutional issues in Congress -- Conclusion: institutional design as a going concern
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199745098
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)422767259
  • (OCoLC)ocn422767259
Label
Mechanisms of democracy : institutional design writ small, Adrian Vermeule, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The veil of uncertainty -- The limits of uncertainty -- Submajority voting rules: forcing accountability -- Absolute majority rules: optimizing accountability -- Delegation, accountability and judging -- Optimizing transparency: the budget process -- Optimizing deliberation: constitutional issues in Congress -- Conclusion: institutional design as a going concern
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199745098
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)422767259
  • (OCoLC)ocn422767259

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