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Liberal Democracy as Equal Political Voice

Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo

in Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199558957
eISBN:
9780191744808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558957.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay moves beyond critique of public reason liberalism to propose an alternative interpretation of the governing idea of liberal democracy. At the heart of that idea is a commitment to not ... More


Controlling Public Expenditure More Effectively?

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

Through the 1990s, pressures for more public spending continued unabated, and governments continued to attempt to restrain the growth of the aggregate, and to decide upon the allocation of ... More


Exercising One's Political Voice as a Moral Engagement

Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo

in Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199558957
eISBN:
9780191744808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558957.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The central thesis in this essay is that the discussions by public reason liberals of the ethic of citizen suffer from a strange kind of myopia; their attention is focused exclusively on just one ... More


The Bell of Görgülü Cannot Be Unrung—Can It?

Helen Keller and Reto Walther

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2019

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197513552
eISBN:
9780197513576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513552.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the diffusion of constitutional resistance against the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) that the German Federal Constitutional Court initiated with its Görgülü judgment. ... More


Appropriate Constitutional Limits

Andrew Koppelman

in The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Healthcare Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199970025
eISBN:
9780190260187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199970025.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the appropriate constitutional limits on congressional power over the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), which ... More


Presidential Term Limits in Togo: Electoral Accountability Postponed

John R. Heilbrunn

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Togo is a small authoritarian state. It has been an authoritarian state since independence. However, at various times in its history, constitutional articles have imposed term limits on the country’s ... More


Applying Bivens to Conduct Outside the United States

James E. Pfander

in Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190495282
eISBN:
9780190495312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495282.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the legal doubts that stem from the proposed extraterritorial application of U.S. law, doubts to which a number of federal courts have given voice in declining to adjudicate ... More


Introduction

Andrew Koppelman

in The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Healthcare Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199970025
eISBN:
9780190260187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199970025.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the constitutional challenge to the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), which requires almost everyone to purchase health ... More


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