[This] "second edition underscores how and why the recent growth of interest in Schmitt has been prompted by political developments, for example, debates about counterterrorism and emergency government, and the rise of authoritarian populism"--Amazon.com.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Why Carl Schmitt? Part one: The jurisprudence of lawlessness The crisis of legal indeterminacy The decay of parliamentarism The critique of liberal constitutionalism The total state After legal indeterminacy? Indeterminacy and international law Epilogue to part one: Carl Schmitt in the aftermath of the German catastrophe Part two: Carl Schmitt in America Carl Schmitt and the origins of Joseph Schumpeter's theory of democratic elitism The unholy alliance of Carl Schmitt and Friedrich A. Hayek Part three: Carl Schmitt's twenty-first century States of emergency Counterterrorism States of emergency beyond the nation state? Conclusion: Carl Schmitt now?