Books in category Political Science – Constitutions

  • Constitutional Conflicts in Contemporary Malaysia

    Constitutional Conflicts in Contemporary Malaysia
    HP Lee

    In this book, HP Lee explores how the separation of powers doctrine in Malaysia has been adversely affected by a number of major constitutional conflicts among the various important organs of government.

  • Speaking Like a State

    Speaking Like a State
    Alyssa Ayres

    Examines language and culture's importance to political legitimacy using the example of Pakistan, and comparison with India and Indonesia.

  • The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law

    The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law
    J. G. A. Pocock

    Pocock explores the relationship between the study of law and the historical outlook of seventeenth-century Englishmen.

  • The Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights
    Carol Berkin

    Describes how the Bill of Rights came into existence, detailing how the Founders argued over the contents of the document, reflecting an ideological divide between the power of the federal versus state governments that still exists to this …

  • The Odd Clauses

    The Odd Clauses
    Jay Wexler

    This book is about constitutional provisions like Section 2 of the Twenty-first Amendment, the letters of marque and reprisal clause, and the titles of nobility clauses—those that promote key democratic functions in very specific, and …

  • Theories of the Democratic State

    Theories of the Democratic State
    John Dryzek, Patrick Dunleavy

    In this major new work, John S. Dryzek and Patrick Dunleavy provide a broad-ranging assessment of classical and contemporary theories of the state, focusing primarily on the democratic state form that has come to dominate modern politics.

  • The Everything U S Constitution Book

    The Everything U.S. Constitution Book
    Ellen M Kozak

    But do you know what the U.S. Constitution actually says? This accessible guide contains the complete text of the Constitution, with short, descriptive margin notes throughout.

  • James Madison and Constitutional Imperfection

    James Madison and Constitutional Imperfection
    Jeremy Bailey

    The book liberates James Madison from Madisonian Constitutionalism and focuses on Madison's treatment of the problem of constitutional imperfection.

  • The Annotated U S Constitution and Declaration of Independence

    The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence
    Jack N Rakove

    Now a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian serves as a guide to these texts, providing historical contexts and offering interpretive commentary.

  • The Tyranny of Good Intentions

    The Tyranny of Good Intentions
    Paul Craig Roberts, Lawrence M. Stratton

    This book is a sobering wake-up call to reclaim that which is rightly ours—liberty protected by the rule of law. From the Hardcover edition.

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