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American politicians confront the court : opposition politics and changing responses to judicial power / Stephen M. Engel.

Author/Creator:
Engel, Stephen M.
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 395 p. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Contents:
Beyond the countermajoritarian difficulty
A developmental theory of politician's confrontations with judicial authority
In support of Unified Governance : undermining the court in an anti-party age
Party against partisanship : single-party constitutionalism and the quest for regime unity
"As party exigencies require" : republicanism, loyal opposition, and the emerging legitimacy of multiple constitutional visions
Clashing progressive solutions to the political problem of judicial power
A polity fully-developed for harnessing (I) : living constitutionalism and the politicization of judicial appointment
A polity fully-developed for harnessing (II) : a conservative insurgency and a self-stylized majoritarian court responds.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
9780521192958 (hardback : alk. paper)
0521192951 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780521153980 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0521153980 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
696942397