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American Constitutionalism : Structures of Government (Vol 1) (Paperback) (Howard Gillman & Mark A.
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In American Constitutionalism, Second Edition, renowned authors Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington offer an innovative approach to the two-semester Constitutional Law sequence (Volume 1 covers Institutions and Volume II covers Rights and Liberties) that presents thematerial in a historical organization within each volume, as opposed to the typical issues-based organization. Looking at Supreme Court decisions historically provides an opportunity for instructors to teach--and students to reflect on--the political factions and climate of the day. The second edition has been streamlined and also features updated cases, analysis, illustrations, and figures.FEATURESCovers all important debates in U.S. constitutionalism, organized by historical eraClearly lays out the political and legal contexts in chapter introductionsIntegrates more documents and cases than any other text on the market, including decisions made by elected officials and state courtsOffers numerous pedagogical features, including topical sections within each historical chapter, bulleted lists of major developments, explanatory headnotes for the readings, questions on court cases, illustrations and political cartoons, tables, and suggested readingsAdditional material previously available in the first edition is now located on the book's free, open-access Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/gillman
Number of Pages: 754
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Political Science
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Volume number: 1
Author: Howard Gillman & Mark A. Graber & Keith E. Whittington
Street Date: August 2, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-8202
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