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The Resource States of exception in American history, edited by Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac

States of exception in American history, edited by Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac

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States of exception in American history
Title
States of exception in American history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Americans take great pride in their respect for the rule of law and our Constitution. And yet too frequently specific legal rights and procedures protected by the Constitution have been suspended on the grounds of emergency, and we have tolerated the longer exclusion of groups such as African-Americans from the full protection of our laws and the Constitution. This collection of essays by leading historians and scholars of law and American history, explores what it means for a democracy to suspend the rule of law and how Americans both justify and dispute these suspensions. Too often they are treated as isolated events, ignoring larger patterns of exclusion from the rule of law, as well as the threat they pose to democracy. In this book the authors seek to weave together these stories to show what these suspensions tell us about the limits of American democracy"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gerstle, Gary
  • Isaac, Joel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schmitt, Carl
  • Schmitt, Carl
  • War and emergency powers
  • Crises
  • United States
  • Crises
  • Politics and government
  • War and emergency powers
  • United States
Label
States of exception in American history, edited by Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 2:
  • The American experience with emergency powers.
  • The American law of overruling necessity : the exceptional origins of state police power
  • William J. Novak
  • To save the country : treason and necessity in constitutional emergencies
  • John Fabian Witt
  • Powers of war in times of peace : emergency powers in the United States after the end of the Civil War
  • Gregory P. Downs
  • Was there an American concept of emergency powers? John Dewey, Carl Schmitt, and the democratic politics of exception
  • Stephen W. Sawyer
  • Part 1:
  • Charles Merriam and the search for democratic power after sovereignty
  • James T. Sparrow
  • Constitutional dictatorship in twentieth-century American political thought
  • Joel Isaac
  • Part 3:
  • Broadening the exception.
  • Frederick Douglass and constitutional emergency : an homage to the political creativity of abolitionist activism
  • Mariah Zeisberg
  • Delegated governance as a structure of exceptions
  • Elisabeth S. Clemens
  • The challenge of Carl Schmitt.
  • Spaces of exception in American history
  • Gary Gerstle and Desmond King
  • What Is the state of exception?
  • Nomi Claire Lazar
  • Negotiating the rule of law : dilemmas of security and liberty revisited
  • Ewa Atanassow and Ira Katznelson
  • Beyond the exception
  • David Dyzenhaus
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 364 pages
Isbn
9780226712291
Lccn
2019057903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1117846114
Label
States of exception in American history, edited by Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 2:
  • The American experience with emergency powers.
  • The American law of overruling necessity : the exceptional origins of state police power
  • William J. Novak
  • To save the country : treason and necessity in constitutional emergencies
  • John Fabian Witt
  • Powers of war in times of peace : emergency powers in the United States after the end of the Civil War
  • Gregory P. Downs
  • Was there an American concept of emergency powers? John Dewey, Carl Schmitt, and the democratic politics of exception
  • Stephen W. Sawyer
  • Part 1:
  • Charles Merriam and the search for democratic power after sovereignty
  • James T. Sparrow
  • Constitutional dictatorship in twentieth-century American political thought
  • Joel Isaac
  • Part 3:
  • Broadening the exception.
  • Frederick Douglass and constitutional emergency : an homage to the political creativity of abolitionist activism
  • Mariah Zeisberg
  • Delegated governance as a structure of exceptions
  • Elisabeth S. Clemens
  • The challenge of Carl Schmitt.
  • Spaces of exception in American history
  • Gary Gerstle and Desmond King
  • What Is the state of exception?
  • Nomi Claire Lazar
  • Negotiating the rule of law : dilemmas of security and liberty revisited
  • Ewa Atanassow and Ira Katznelson
  • Beyond the exception
  • David Dyzenhaus
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 364 pages
Isbn
9780226712291
Lccn
2019057903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1117846114

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