Framed: America's Fifty-One Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

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In his widely acclaimed volume Our Undemocratic Constitution, Sanford Levinson boldly argued that our Constitution should not be treated with "sanctimonious reverence," but as a badly flawed document deserving revision. Now Levinson takes us deeper, asking what were the original assumptions underlying our institutions, and whether we accept those assumptions 225 years later. In Framed , Levinson challenges our belief that the most important features of our constitutions concern what rights they protect. Instead, he ...

Framed: America's Fifty-One Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199890750

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