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The Resource Constitutional mythologies : new perspectives on controlling the state, edited by Alain Marciano, (electronic book)

Constitutional mythologies : new perspectives on controlling the state, edited by Alain Marciano, (electronic book)

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Constitutional mythologies : new perspectives on controlling the state
Title
Constitutional mythologies
Title remainder
new perspectives on controlling the state
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alain Marciano
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Our societies obviously rest on common beliefs. These "myths" are tools that help us to develop and build common identities; they form the structure around which societies function. This does not imply that these beliefs are "true," in the sense that they would be supported by empirical facts. In social matters, myths have undoubtedly important functions to play even if no empirical facts support them. On the other hand, and precisely because they are not discussed, myths may be problematic: they may create illusions, conserve structures that are inefficient and unable to i
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Cataloging source
HKP
Dewey number
342.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Marciano, Alain
Series statement
Studies in public choice
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  • Constitutional law
  • Political psychology
  • Political participation
  • Law
Label
Constitutional mythologies : new perspectives on controlling the state, edited by Alain Marciano, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Introduction : constitutiohnal myths / Alain Marciano -- Consent or coercion? : A critical analysis of the constitutional contract / Randall G. Holcombe -- Agent type, social contracts, and constitutional mythologies / Peter Boettke and Alesander Fink -- Constitutions, politics, and identity / Alan Hamlin -- Is the "veil of ignorance" in constitutional choice a myth? An empirical exploration informed by a theory of power / Louis M. Imbeau and Steve Jacob -- Checks and balances at the OK corral : restraining Leviathan / Atin Basuchoudhary, Michael Reksulak, amd William F. Shughart II -- Popular sovereignty : a case study from the antebellum era / Elizabeth Dale -- Direct democracy and the constitution / Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer, and Susanne Neckerman -- Parallelisms and paralogisms in the European Court of Justice / Giuseppe Eusepi, Alessandra Cepparulo, and Maurizio Intartaglia -- The dual rationale of judicial independence / Fabien Gélinas -- Comparison of central bank and judicial independence / George Tridimas -- Making and implementing the rules of the game : the political economy of constitutional myths and rites / Jean-Michael Josselin
Control code
SPR748784541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 177 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441967831
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Constitutional mythologies : new perspectives on controlling the state, edited by Alain Marciano, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Introduction : constitutiohnal myths / Alain Marciano -- Consent or coercion? : A critical analysis of the constitutional contract / Randall G. Holcombe -- Agent type, social contracts, and constitutional mythologies / Peter Boettke and Alesander Fink -- Constitutions, politics, and identity / Alan Hamlin -- Is the "veil of ignorance" in constitutional choice a myth? An empirical exploration informed by a theory of power / Louis M. Imbeau and Steve Jacob -- Checks and balances at the OK corral : restraining Leviathan / Atin Basuchoudhary, Michael Reksulak, amd William F. Shughart II -- Popular sovereignty : a case study from the antebellum era / Elizabeth Dale -- Direct democracy and the constitution / Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer, and Susanne Neckerman -- Parallelisms and paralogisms in the European Court of Justice / Giuseppe Eusepi, Alessandra Cepparulo, and Maurizio Intartaglia -- The dual rationale of judicial independence / Fabien Gélinas -- Comparison of central bank and judicial independence / George Tridimas -- Making and implementing the rules of the game : the political economy of constitutional myths and rites / Jean-Michael Josselin
Control code
SPR748784541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 177 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441967831
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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