Brennan and democracy /

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Author / Creator:Michelman, Frank I., 1936-
Imprint:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1999.
Description:xii, 148 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Brennan, William J. -- 1906-1997.
Brennan, William J., -- 1906-1997
Constitutional law -- United States.
Constitutional law.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3910630
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ISBN:0691007152 (cl : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1.. Brennan's Constitutional Democracy
  • Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory
  • The Paradox of Constitutional Democracy
  • Democracy, Individuals, and Self-Government
  • The Substantive Conception of Democracy
  • A Paradox of Democratic Commitment
  • The Procedural Conception of Democracy
  • The Remaining Possibility for Self-Government in Politics
  • Politics and Knowledge
  • Distruct and Democracy (Responsive Democracy with a Difference)
  • Brennan on Democracy
  • Chapter 2.. Brennan's Democratic Liberalism
  • The Judge as Political Theorist
  • Liberal Political Thought
  • Justice Brennan and Liberal "Romance"
  • Community
  • Equality, Groups, and Positive Social Rights
  • Summation: Who Is Brennan to Us?
  • Epilogue
  • Index