Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
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The slow evolution of the "constitution state" / Elizabeth Beaumont The Maine Constitution : a tradition of consensus / Kenneth T. Palmer and Jonathan Thomas The Massachusetts Constitution : liberty and equality in the commonwealth / Kenneth L. Manning New Hampshire and the constitutional movement / B. Thomas Schuman Constitutionalism in Rhode Island : continuity of colonial design / Elmer Cornwell The green mountain boys constitute Vermont / Celise Schneider Pioneer and outlier : Maryland constitutionalism in its third century / Thomas F. Schaller Constitutionalism in New Jersey : constitutional failures in a changing political environment / Melissa Scheier The New York Constitution : emerging principles in American constitutional thought / Howard L. Lubert Pennsylvania : virtue, liberty, and independence / Jeffrey P. Bauman Festina lente : the development of constitutionalism in Delaware / Carol E. Hoffecker and Barbara E. Benson Constitutionalism in Kentucky : adapting an archaic charter / Penny M. Miller and Amanda L. Cooper Missouri constitutionalism : meandering toward progress, 1820-2004 / Ronald Brecke and Greg Plumb The West Virginia Constitution : securing the popular interest / Robert E. DiClerico Political geography and power elites : big mules and the Alabama Constitution / Anne Permaloff and Carl Grafton Change and continuity in Arkansas politics after the 1874 Arkansas State Constitutional Convention / Franklyn C. Niles Florida : defining and redefining citizen and community / Rebecca Mae Salokar Georgia : tectonic plates shifting / Melvin B. Hill, Jr. and LaVerne Williamson Hill The Louisiana experience : culture, clashes, and codification / Amy Gossett Custom, culture, and change : the Mississippi constitutional experience / Angela K. Lewis North Carolina : fundamental principles / John V. Orth South Carolina : defining power, defining people / Kevin Hill The Tennessee Constitution : an unlikely path toward conservatism / Lewis L. Laska The Texas Constitution : formal and informal / James E. Anderson The development of the Virginia Constitution / John J. Dinan Understatement and the development of Illinois constitutionalism / Jeremy Walling Justice, order, and liberty : responsible citizenship in Indiana / Jordon B. Barkalow Michigan : four constitutions, four new beginnings / David Houghton The Ohio Constitution : normatively and empirically distinctive / James L. Walker Wisconsin : rejection, ratification, and the evolution of a people / John Zumbrunnen The Iowa Constitution : rights over mechanics / Donald P. Racheter The Kansas constitution : conservative politics through republican dominance / Francis H. Heller and Paul D. Schumaker Framing government for a frontier commonwealth : the Minnesota Constitution(s) / Barbara Allen A self-righteous and self-sufficient method for governing : how the Nebraska Constitution preserves a way of life / Christopher W. Larimer North Dakota : a constitution implements popular democracy / Theodore B. Pedeliski Oklahoma's statutory constitution / Ronald M. Peters, Jr. and Michael K. Avery South Dakota's constitution : harkening backward, foreshadowing a future / Michael Mullin and Jon Lauck Two sides of Colorado, amplified through constitutional redesign / Vicky Bollenbacher The constitutional Idahoan / Dennis C. Colson Montana : community denied, constitutionalism delayed / George E. Connor The Nevada state constitution : from polygamy to prostitution / Roberta Q. Herzberg Utah's constitution : distinctly undistinctive / Daniel J.H. Greenwood, Christine M. Durham, and Kathy Wyer Wyoming : the equality state / Brian A. Ellison The Alaska Constitution : promoting statehood, providing stability / Sally H. Campbell Arizona's constitution : the Madisonian hope of a western progressive state / Hans L. Eicholz The 1849 California Constitution : an extraordinary achievement by dedicated, ordinary people / Gordon Lloyd Hawaii : centralization in a multi-island state / Anne Feder Lee New Mexico's constitution : promoting pluralism in la tierra encantada / John Bretting and F. Chris Garcia Oregon's constitution : a political richter scale / Howard Leichter Washington : the past and present populist state / Hugh D. Spitzer.
"This comparative study of state constitutions offers insightful overviews of the general and specific problems that have confronted America's constitution writers since the country's founding. Each chapter reflects the constitutional theory and history of a single state, encompassing each document's structure, content, and evolution"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
KF4530 .C635 2008
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