The Endurance of National Constitutions

The Endurance of National Constitutions

by Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, James Melton
     
 

Based on original historical data, this book shows that key changes in design can extend constitutional life.See more details below

Overview

Based on original historical data, this book shows that key changes in design can extend constitutional life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521731324
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/12/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. How long should constitutions endure?; 3. Conceptualizing constitutions; 4. A positive theory of constitutional endurance; 5. Empirical implications of the theory: identifying risks to constitutional life; 6. An epidemiological analysis of constitutional mortality; 7. Contrasts in constitutional endurance; 8. Contexts of chronic failure; 9. Conclusion.

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