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Author Dahl, Robert A., 1915-2014.

Title How democratic is the American Constitution? / Robert A. Dahl.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 main  342-TH AM    Available
Description x, 198 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series The Castle lectures in ethics, politics, and economics
Contents Introduction: fundamental questions -- What the framers couldn't know -- The constitution as a model: an American illusion -- Electing the president -- How well does the constitutional system perform? -- Why not a more democratic constitution? -- Some reflections on the prospects for a more democratic constitution.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-190) and index.
Subject Constitutional law -- United States.
Constitutional history -- United States.
ISBN 0300092180 (cloth : alk. paper)