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Popular sovereignty.

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by Southern inquirer

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extension to the territories,
  • Squatter sovereignty,
  • Slavery

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    StatementBy A Southern inquirer
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27254358M
    OCLC/WorldCa20497008

      This book is an inquiry into the history of the idea of popular sovereignty as it has been shaped by the struggles between rulers and ruled. It builds on the notion that a thorough analysis of how the idea of popular sovereignty emerges from, and interacts with, a political history of contention within changing polities can help us to draw similarities and differences Brand: Taylor And Francis. ‎This collaborative volume offers the first historical reconstruction of the concept of popular sovereignty from antiquity to the twentieth century. First formulated between the late sixteenth and mid-seventeenth centuries, the various early modern conceptions of .

    [6] Richard Knolles translation was entitled The six bookes of a common-weale. The translations by M. J. Tooley, Six Books of the Commonwealth (Oxford: Blackwell, ), and by Julian H. Franklin, On Sovereignty: Four Chapters from “The Six Books of the Commonwealth” (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), are abridged versions of Bodin’s text. This book has been published by Permanent Black in association with Ashoka University. To Chatterjee, the genesis of populism can be traced to the idea of popular sovereignty that evolved with the modern nation state concomitant with the ‘bourgeois-democratic revolution’. He reasons that the nation, while based on an emotional appeal of.

    Popular Sovereignty Popular sovereignty is the notion that people should have ultimate authority over their government, and that laws and leaders are fundamentally servants of the people. Its central concept is that the legitimacy of a country's laws and its ruler is based on the consent of those being governed.   Popular sovereignty is in danger of being sealed off from ordinary citizens, caught in a loop between 'the people' and its representatives. The Times Literary Supplement () According to the later chapters of this book, popular sovereignty would not cease to preside.


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The popular sovereigntyprinciple is one of the underlying ideas of the United States Constitution, and it argues that the source of governmental power (sovereignty) lies with the people (popular).

This tenet is based on the concept of the social contract, the idea that government should be for the benefit of its citizens. Popular sovereignty - the doctrine that the public powers of state originate in a concessive grant of power from 'the people' - is perhaps the cardinal doctrine of modern constitutional theory, placing full constitutional authority in the people at large, rather than in the hands of judges, kings, or a political by: Popular sovereignty definition is - a Popular sovereignty.

book in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people. The idea of popular sovereignty dates back to mid-seventeenth to the eighteenth century through the famous writer Jean Rousseau. He was a major politician and an equality activist who, in his book entitled the ‘Social Contract”, brought about the beginning of general will.

The idea later matured to popular : Vic Lang'at Junior. The concept of popular sovereignty, however, predated the s; leaders had questioned the extension of slavery in the sixty years prior to Texas annexation and the Mexican War.

[1] The idea that people within the territories possessed the right to determine the status of slavery appeared in virtually every debate over slavery in the. Popular sovereignty in its modern sense is an idea that dates to the social contracts school (midth to midth centuries), represented by Thomas Hobbes (–), John Locke (–), and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (–), author of The Social Contract, a prominent political work that clearly highlighted the ideals of " general will " and further.

Popular sovereignty is government Popular sovereignty. book on consent of the people. The government’s source of authority is the people, and its power is not legitimate if it disregards the will of the people. Government established by free choice of the people is expected to serve the people, who have sovereignty, or supreme power.

This book represents the best of social science research by addressing a relevant topic, embracing normative implications for democratic theory, and offering guidelines to ensure popular sovereignty.' T.

Lynch Source: Choice ' this is an excellent book. Popular sovereignty in 19 th century America emerged as a compromise strategy for determining whether a Western territory would permit or prohibit slavery. First promoted in the s in response to debates over western expansion, popular sovereignty argued that in a democracy, residents of a territory, and not the federal government, should be allowed to.

Cambridge Core - History of Ideas and Intellectual History - Popular Sovereignty in Historical Perspective - edited by Richard Bourke. Popular sovereignty definition: (in the pre-Civil War US) the doctrine that the inhabitants of a territory should be free | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

In the white minority government of Rhodesia (after Zimbabwe) issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain, rather than negotiate a transition to majority rule.

In doing so, Rhodesia became the exception, if not anathema, to the policies and practices of the end of empire. In Unpopular Sovereignty, Luise White shows that the exception that was. Popular Sovereignty and the Crisis of German Constitutional Law is a historical analysis of competing doctrines of constitutional law during the Weimar Republic.

It chronicles the creation of a new constitutional jurisprudence both adequate to the needs of a modern welfare state and based on the principle of popular sovereignty.

Popular sovereignty is the idea that political power resides with the whole people of a community or state—not with any particular person, group, or ancestral line. The modern, Western conception of this idea was shaped not only by the ancient models of democracy in Greece and Rome but also, in part, by the Bible and a Bible-oriented worldview.

This book is a very perceptive examination of a central tenet of both the British and American democracies, that is, the one where the central government rests on popular sovereignty - on the people.

The author shows that is mostly a convenient fiction, but one that must be honored to legitimate democratic by: Popular sovereignty is the core principle of American constitutionalism.

Almost every American knows that our republic was designed to be of, by, and for the people and that we the people hold the ultimate authority and responsibility for that republic. Confronting the "Twin Relics of Barbarism": The Mormon Question, the Buchanan Administration, and the Limits of Popular Sovereignty.

The Utah War and the Westward March of Federal Sovereignty, 6. The U.S. Army and the Symbolic Conquering of Mormon Sovereignty.

In order to understand popular sovereignty in an era of globalization, this book argues that focus should be put on current struggles between rulers and ruled, as well as on current transformations of the relationship between public and private : Geneviève Nootens.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Popular sovereignty is the idea that the power of a state and its government are created and sustained by the permission of its people. They give their permission through their elected representatives (Rule Authority control: GND:LCCN:. In order to understand popular sovereignty in an era of globalization, this book argues that focus should be put on current struggles between rulers and ruled, as well as on current transformations of the relationship between public and private spheres.

Alexis de Tocqueville wrote one of the most insightful books on American society after his travels through the USA in Amazingly his observations are hauntingly descriptive of today's America in many situations.

This word passage defines Popular Sovereignty as he saw it playing out. He also.Searching for Popular Sovereignty Gerald Russello Judicial Monarchs: Court Power and the Case for Restoring Popular Sovereignty in the United States might be placed alongside the recent tome by Justice Stephen Breyer, Making Our Democracy Work, each representing a strand of the two major ways of thinking abut the power of judicial review.It explores how popular sovereignty has historically determined the form of democratic citizenship and how democratic citizenship and legitimacy can be conceived in the transnational sphere in the absence of a global sovereign order.