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The Resource Welfare and the Constitution, Sotirios A. Barber

Welfare and the Constitution, Sotirios A. Barber

Label
Welfare and the Constitution
Title
Welfare and the Constitution
Statement of responsibility
Sotirios A. Barber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welfare and the Constitution defends a largely forgotten understanding of the U.S. Constitution: the positive or "welfarist" view of Abraham Lincoln and the Federalist Papers. Sotirios Barber challenges conventional scholarship by arguing that the government has a constitutional duty to pursue the well-being of all the people. He shows that James Madison was right in saying that the "real welfare" of the people must be the "supreme object" of constitutional government. With conceptual rigor set in fluid prose, Barber opposes the shared view of America's Right and Left: that the federal constit
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barber, Sotirios A
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional law
  • Welfare state
  • Droit constitutionnel
  • État providence
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Constitutional law
  • Welfare state
  • United States
  • Staatsrecht
  • Verzorgingsstaat
  • Grondwetten
  • Ethiek
  • Wohlfahrtsstaat
  • USA
Label
Welfare and the Constitution, Sotirios A. Barber
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Every state a welfare state -- Charter of negative liberties: arguments from text and history -- Negative constitutionalism and unwanted consequences -- Moral philosophy and the negative-liberties model -- The instrumental constitution -- Is the Constitution adequate to its ends?
Control code
ocn367674507
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 164 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825837
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt11ffv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)367674507
Label
Welfare and the Constitution, Sotirios A. Barber
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Every state a welfare state -- Charter of negative liberties: arguments from text and history -- Negative constitutionalism and unwanted consequences -- Moral philosophy and the negative-liberties model -- The instrumental constitution -- Is the Constitution adequate to its ends?
Control code
ocn367674507
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 164 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825837
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt11ffv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)367674507

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