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Francis Lieber’S Theory Of Institutional Liberty, Steven Alan Samson Oct 1994

Francis Lieber’S Theory Of Institutional Liberty, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Lieber argued that external liberty is an outgrowth of internal freedom. Real freedom is “perpetual, individual, and relates to the whole being.” Liberty is “granted, guaranteed, and, therefore, generally of a public character.” It is the political expression of this preexisting moral condition of the people. It is a practical result of flourishing institutions of self-government.


Thomas Hobbes's "A Discourse Of Laws", Noel B. Reynolds Aug 1994

Thomas Hobbes's "A Discourse Of Laws", Noel B. Reynolds

Noel B Reynolds

The recent discovery that an anonymously published 1620 essay was an early writing of Thomas Hobbes invites investigation of his early thinking. Hobbes relied on mostly classical sources to advance a basically conventionalist theory of law and to anticipate twentieth century analyses of the principles of rule of law such as those made famous by F. A. Hayek and Michael Oakeshott.


Party Contacting And Political Participation, 1952-90, Peter Wielhouwer Jan 1994

Party Contacting And Political Participation, 1952-90, Peter Wielhouwer

Peter W. Wielhouwer

Although the role of political parties in structuring vote choice has become considerably weaker in the last 30 years, we find that parties continue to be active organizations and contact one-fifth to one-quarter of the electorate, an activity that has important consequences. Specifically, when contacted by the parties, individuals have a greater propensity to vote and to engage in other political activities. We also find that each of the two major parties has the capability of mobilizing the electorate even when it is not the incumbent party. Even when placed alongside a plethora of control variables, these findings hold up ...


“Nationhood And The National Question In The Soviet Union And Post-Soviet Eurasia: An Institutionalist Account, Rogers Brubaker Jan 1994

“Nationhood And The National Question In The Soviet Union And Post-Soviet Eurasia: An Institutionalist Account, Rogers Brubaker

Rogers Brubaker

No abstract provided.


Arms Control And Disarmament In The Nuclear Age, Robert Williams Dec 1993

Arms Control And Disarmament In The Nuclear Age, Robert Williams

Robert E. Williams Jr.

No abstract provided.


Ideas, Institutions And Innovation: Economic Policy Making In Canada And Sweden, Neil Bradford Dec 1993

Ideas, Institutions And Innovation: Economic Policy Making In Canada And Sweden, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Prelude To A Conversation Of Cultures In International Society? Todorov And Nandy On The Possibility Of Dialogue, David Blaney, Naeem Inayatullah Dec 1993

Prelude To A Conversation Of Cultures In International Society? Todorov And Nandy On The Possibility Of Dialogue, David Blaney, Naeem Inayatullah

David Blaney

No abstract provided.


Emulation And Policy Adoptions In The Canadian Provinces, James Lutz Dec 1993

Emulation And Policy Adoptions In The Canadian Provinces, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Change In Eastern Europe, Robert Weiner Dec 1993

Change In Eastern Europe, Robert Weiner

Robert Weiner

An up-to-date examination of the causes and consequences of the East European Revolutions of 1989.


“Rethinking Nationhood: Nation As Institutionalized Form, Practical Category, Contingent Event, Rogers Brubaker Dec 1993

“Rethinking Nationhood: Nation As Institutionalized Form, Practical Category, Contingent Event, Rogers Brubaker

Rogers Brubaker

No abstract provided.


Prometheus Born: The High Middle Ages And The Relationship Between Law And Economic Conduct, David J. Gerber Dec 1993

Prometheus Born: The High Middle Ages And The Relationship Between Law And Economic Conduct, David J. Gerber

David J. Gerber

No abstract provided.


Judging Socialist Reform: The Politics Of Coordinate Construction In France And Germany, Alec Stone Sweet Dec 1993

Judging Socialist Reform: The Politics Of Coordinate Construction In France And Germany, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.


The New Constitutional Politics Of Europe, Alec Stone Sweet Dec 1993

The New Constitutional Politics Of Europe, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.