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The Repressed State of Emergency: The Exercise of State Authority in Extraordinary Circumstances [1978]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In this article Böckenförde argues in favour of constitutionalizing the possibility of a state of emergency instead of regulating it through normal law. The primary purpose of constitutions is to ... More


How Does a “Republican Form of Government” Differ from “Democracy” (and to which should We Be Committed Today)?

Sanford Levinson

in Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890750
eISBN:
9780190260088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890750.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how a “republican form of government” differs from “democracy” in the United States. It suggests that what counts as an adequately “representative” democracy is not fully ... More


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