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A Happy Talent of Composition: 1774—1776

Jeff Broadwater

in Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In this chapter, Jefferson and Madison gain their first experience in constitution-writing. Madison served as a delegate to the Virginia convention of 1776 that produced Virginia’s first state ... More


Constitutionalism as Democracy

Jed Rubenfeld

in Freedom and Time: A Theory of Constitutional Self-Government

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080483
eISBN:
9780300129427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080483.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Democratic self-government can be achieved, even in principle, through an inscriptive politics rather than through a politics of popular voice. This chapter describes the basic terms of ... More


Prolonged Transition and Setback in Reforms: Timing, Sequencing, and Contestations over Reforms in Post-Conflict Nepal

Mahendra Lawoti

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter argues that the underlying reason for the long transition in post-conflict Nepal was not contestations over class issues but rather a dispute over an appropriate federal model. The ... More


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