Political Constitutionalism: A Republican Defence of the Constitutionality of Democracy

Political Constitutionalism: A Republican Defence of the Constitutionality of Democracy

by Richard Bellamy
     
 


About the Author:
Richard Bellamy is Professor of Political Science and Director of the School of Public Policy, University College London See more details below

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About the Author:
Richard Bellamy is Professor of Political Science and Director of the School of Public Policy, University College London

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521865104
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents


Preface and acknowledgements     viii
Introduction: legal and political constitutionalism     1
Legal constitutionalism     13
Constitutional rights and the limits of judicial review     15
The rule of law and the rule of persons     52
Constitutionalism and democracy     90
Political constitutionalism     143
The norms of political constitutionalism: non-domination and political equality     145
The forms of political constitutionalism: public reason and the balance of power     176
Bringing together norms and forms: the democratic constitution     209
Conclusion     260
Index     264

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