The Dissent of the Governed: A Meditation on Law, Religion, and Loyalty

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Between loyalty and disobedience; between recognition of the law's authority and realization that the law is not always right: in America, this conflict is historic, with results as glorious as the mass protests of the civil rights movement and as inglorious as the armed violence of the militia movement. In an impassioned defense of dissent, Stephen Carter argues for the dialogue that negotiates this conflict and keeps democracy alive. His book portrays an America dying from a refusal to engage in such a dialogue, a polity ...

The Dissent of the Governed: A Meditation on Law, Religion, and Loyalty 1999, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674212664

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The Dissent of the Governed: A Meditation on Law, Religion, and Loyalty 1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674212657

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