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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,205 words

Suspicious of any concentration of power, the framers of the Constitution distributed power among the three branches of the federal

Separation of Powers

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
612 words

is the constitutional doctrine that requires the partial or complete assignment of executive, legislative, and judicial powers to separate branches

Separation of Powers

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
Length:
2,123 words

The pitfalls of communication are nowhere more evident than in governments with separated powers. It is difficult to avoid one

Separation of Powers

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
5,086 words
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1

The theory of separated powers is easy to state, but it can be difficult to pin down. It is a

Separation of Powers

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Wallace Mendelson

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
5,197 words

In American discourse separation of powers is more a name than a description. None of the three branches (legislative, executive,

separation of powers

separation of powers   Reference library

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
185 words

A doctrine prescribing the establishment of separate branches of government, with clearly defined and limited powers. According to its most

Separation of powers

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
2,086 words

The Australian Constitution incorporates, as one of its basic elements, a separation of federal legislative, executive, and judicial powers. The

Separation of powers

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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
544 words

The separation of powers doctrine has long promised citizens protection against the concentration of governmental power, and in recent centuries

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separation of powers   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
532 words

The separation of powers is an important principle of liberal constitutionalism. In its classic formulation by Montesquieu in L'Esprit des

Separation of Powers

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Richard M. Pious

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
654 words

“Separation of powers” is the constitutional doctrine that requires the partial or complete assignment of distinct executive, legislative, and judicial

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