Congress And The American Tradition (Large Print Edition)


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781169965638
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Pt. 1 The American System of Government
I The Miracle of Government 3
II Ideology and Tradition 16
III The Paradox of Sovereignty 34
IV The Diffusion of Power 45
V Power and Limits 62
VI Public and Private 75
VII The Place of Congress 91
VIII The Traditional Balance 103
Pt. 2 The Present Position of Congress
IX The Fall of Congress 127
X The Law-Making Power 140
XI The Rise of the Fourth Branch 157
XII The Purse 169
XIII And The Sword 184
XIV The Problem of Treaties 194
XV The Escape of the Treaty Power 205
XVI The Investigatory Power 221
XVII The Attack on Investigations 236
XVIII Theoretical Gravediggers 253
XIX The Case Against Congress 262
XX The Reform of Congress 271
Pt. 3 The Future of Congress
XXI Democracy and Liberty 281
XXII The Logic of Democratism 290
XXIII Conditions of Liberty 301
XXIV What Is a Majority? 311
XXV Leader of the Masses, Assembly of the People 317
XXVI Can Congress Survive? 333
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