Journals Higher Education

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07 March 2008

272 Pages

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ISBN: 9780195365573


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Our Undemocratic Constitution

Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It)

Sanford Levinson

Levinson here argues that too many of our Constitution's provisions promote either unjust or ineffective government. Under the existing blueprint, we can neither rid ourselves of incompetent presidents nor assure continuity of government following catastrophic attacks. Worse, our Constitution is the most difficult to amend or update in the world. Levinson boldly challenges the Americans to undertake a long overdue public discussion on how they might best reform this most hallowed document and construct a constitution adequate to our democratic values.

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