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A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Max. M Edling

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this new interpretation of America's origins, the author argues that during the Constitutional debates, the Federalists were primarily concerned with building a state able to act vigorously in ... More


The Federalists and the Uses of Fiscal Powers

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Offers brief sketches of the institutionalization of the military and fiscal powers granted by the US Constitution, and of the uses made of them by the Federalists in the 1790s. Gives an outline of ... More


Unlimited Taxation, Public Credit, and the Strength of Government

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Provides the layout of the Federalist argument that Congress had to possess an unlimited power to raise men and money from American society without any intervention from the states. While the ... More


The Costs of Government

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Presents the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, with this chapter looking closely at Antifederalist objections to the federal fiscal powers ... More


Beyond Devolution: Evolutionary Change

Michael Keating

in The Independence of Scotland: Self-government and the Shifting Politics of Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199545957
eISBN:
9780191719967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545957.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Short of independence, Scotland's constitutional position might evolve gradually, with a slow accretion of powers. Fiscal powers are an important element although fiscal equalization poses major ... More


Congressional Insolvency

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Provides background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, and establish that, by 1787, Congress was marked by military ... More


A Government for Free

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Shows how the Federalists responded to the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, thereby creating an understanding of the kind of state that was ... More


The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Richard Bonney (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book builds up a comprehensive analysis of the fiscal history of Europe over six centuries. It forms a fundamental starting-point for an understanding of the distinctiveness of the emerging ... More


Federal Judges' Budgetary Powers

in The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226771120
eISBN:
9780226771151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771151.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the judicial power of the purse from the perspective of each branch of government. It establishes the possible upper and lower bound of judicial fiscal power. The Congressional ... More


Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries

Agustina Giraudy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198706861
eISBN:
9780191778537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706861.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The study is premised on the notion that subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) within countries not only differ among each other but that they maintain different relations with the federal ... More


A More Effectual Mode of Administration: The Constitution and the Origins of American Public Finance

Max M. Edling

in A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226181578
eISBN:
9780226181608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181608.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Constitution of the United States was first and foremost a reformed compact of union. It replaced the defunct Articles of Confederation with a working central government. In the so-called ... More


Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity in Argentina: La Rioja and San Luis

Agustina Giraudy

in Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198706861
eISBN:
9780191778537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706861.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents in-depth qualitative evidence, comparing two Argentine SURs under Presidents Néstor Kirchner and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: one in which presidential fiscal power over the ... More


Explaining Within-Country Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity

Agustina Giraudy

in Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198706861
eISBN:
9780191778537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706861.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines current approaches to the study of subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) and highlights their contributions and main limitations. Against this backdrop the chapter introduces ... More


Pulling the Purse Strings: An Information Theory of Crisis Jurisprudence

in The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226771120
eISBN:
9780226771151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771151.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the information theory of crisis jurisprudence, positing that judges wield their fiscal power as a double-edged sword with the goal of assuring the nation consumes the ... More


The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

Jason Brownlee, Tarek Masoud, and Andrew Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199660063
eISBN:
9780191755941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is premised on the notion that subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) within countries not only differ among each other but that they maintain different relations with the federal ... More


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