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Title Constitutional mythologies : new perspectives on controlling the state / Alain Marciano, editor.

Published New York : Springer, 2011.
 Law Library - First Floor  K3165 .C6593 2011     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 177 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Studies in public choice
Studies in public choice.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Contents Introduction : constitutiohnal myths / Alain Marciano -- Consent or coercion? : A critical analysis of the constitutional contract / Randall G. Holcombe -- Agent type, social contracts, and constitutional mythologies / Peter Boettke and Alesander Fink -- Constitutions, politics, and identity / Alan Hamlin -- Is the "veil of ignorance" in constitutional choice a myth? An empirical exploration informed by a theory of power / Louis M. Imbeau and Steve Jacob -- Checks and balances at the OK corral : restraining Leviathan / Atin Basuchoudhary, Michael Reksulak, amd William F. Shughart II -- Popular sovereignty : a case study from the antebellum era / Elizabeth Dale -- Direct democracy and the constitution / Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer, and Susanne Neckerman -- Parallelisms and paralogisms in the European Court of Justice / Giuseppe Eusepi, Alessandra Cepparulo, and Maurizio Intartaglia -- The dual rationale of judicial independence / Fabien GĂ©linas -- Comparison of central bank and judicial independence / George Tridimas -- Making and implementing the rules of the game : the political economy of constitutional myths and rites / Jean-Michael Josselin.
Subject Constitutional law.
Political psychology.
Political participation.
Other Author Marciano, Alain.
ISBN 9781441967831 (hard bound)
1441967834 (hard bound)
ISSN 0924-4700