Legality and Legitimacy / Edition 1

Legality and Legitimacy / Edition 1

by Carl Schmitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822331748

ISBN-13: 9780822331742

Pub. Date: 02/26/2004

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

First English-language translation of one of Schmitt’s major works, providing a missing link in the oeuvre of this influential and controversial political theorist.

Overview

First English-language translation of one of Schmitt’s major works, providing a missing link in the oeuvre of this influential and controversial political theorist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822331742
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/26/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Prefaceix
Identifying or Exploiting the Paradoxes of Constitutional Democracy? An Introduction to Carl Schmitt's Legality and Legitimacyxiii
Introduction: The Legislative State System of Legality Compared to Other State Types (Jurisdiction, Governmental, and Administrative States)3
IThe System of Legality of the Parliamentary Legislative State
1.The Legislative State and the Concept of Law17
2.Legality and the Equal Chance for Achieving Political Power27
IIThe Three Extraordinary Lawgivers of the Weimar Constitution
3.The Extraordinary Lawgiver Ratione Materiae: The Second Principal Part of the Weimar Constitution as a Second Constitution39
4.The Extraordinary Lawgiver Ratione Supremitatis: Actual Meaning--Plebiscitary Legitimacy instead of Legislative State Legality59
5.The Extraordinary Lawgiver Ratione Necessitatis: Actual Meaning--The Administrative State Measure Displaces the Parliamentary Legislative State Statute67
Conclusion85
Afterword (1958)95
AppendixSelected Articles of the Weimar Constitution103
Notes109
Works Cited by Carl Schmitt in Legality and Legitimacy161
Index165

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