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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
997 words

Limited government and the rule of law, as embodied in legal documents, institutions, and procedures, are the two essential elements ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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3,541 words

[This entry includes two subentries, an overview and a discussion of constitutionalism in East Asia. See also Legislatures ...

Constitutionalism

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Herman Belz

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

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,907 words

is a form of political thought and action that seeks to prevent tyranny and to guarantee the liberty and rights ...

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
65 words

This theory, originating within States and demanding the subjection of government to the terms of the constitution, has been extended ...

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Current Version:
2009

was the dominant political language or rhetoric during the reigns of George III and IV. At root it was a ...

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
244 words

relates to both the foundation and the regulation of governments. As a foundationalist doctrine, it finds expression in the constitutional ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
266 words

Constitutionalism, as political theory and practice, posits that the powers of government must be structured and limited by a binding ...

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