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Constitutional Failure
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Ellen Kennedy
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-08 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Constitutional Failure is a major contribution to studies of the German political philosopher Carl Schmitt (1888–1985), the Weimar Republic, and the relationship of constitutionalism, political economy, and democracy. An internationally renowned scholar of Weimar legal theory, Ellen Kennedy brought Schmitt’s neglected work to the attention of English-speaking readers with her
Legality and Legitimacy
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Carl Schmitt
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-02-26 - Publisher: Duke University Press Books

DIVFirst English-language translation of one of Schmitt’s major works, providing a missing link in the oeuvre of this influential and controversial political theorist./div
Carl Schmitt and the Intensification of Politics
Language: en
Pages: 131
Authors: Kam Shapiro
Categories: Democracy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Constitutional Failure
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ellen Kennedy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-29 - Publisher: Duke University Press

DIVThe author's argument that Carl Schmitt's critique of Weimar Republic liberalism cannot be countered by reforming liberalism is also a contribution to current political theory and an analysis of contemporary liberalism./div
Carl Schmitt's State and Constitutional Theory
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Benjamin Schupmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Can a constitutional democracy commit suicide? Can an illiberal antidemocratic party legitimately obtain power through democratic elections and amend liberalism and democracy out of the constitution entirely? In Weimar Germany, these theoretical questions were both practically and existentially relevant. By 1932, the Nazi and Communist parties combined held a majority