Princeton Univ Pr Books
Books editi da Princeton Univ Pr con argomento Citizenship
Villa Dana Richard
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Paperback), 2001
Many critics bemoan the lack of civic engagement in America. Tocqueville's ''nation of joiners'' seems to have become a nation of alienated individuals, disinclined to fulfill the obligations of citizenship or the responsibilities of self-government. In response, the critics urge community involvement and renewed education...
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2007
When the Supreme Court in 2003 struck down a Texas law prohibiting homosexual sodomy, it cited the right to privacy based on the guarantee of "substantive due process" embodied by the Constitution. But did the court act undemocratically by overriding the rights of the majority of voters in Texas? Scholars often point...