The nature of rights at the American founding and beyond /

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Other Authors: Shain, Barry Alan, 1950-
Format: Book
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007
Series:Constitutionalism and democracy
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Table of Contents:
  • Situating rights : an introduction to the nature of American rights / Richard Primus
  • The emergence of the modern concept of a right in America : the contribution of Michel Villey / James H. Hutson
  • The authority of rights at the American founding / John Phillip Reid
  • Rights natural and civil in the declaration of independence / Barry Alan Shain
  • The creation, reconstruction, and interpretation of the Bill of Rights / Akhil Reed Amar
  • The dilemma of declaring rights / Jack N. Rakove
  • The limited horizons of Whig religious rights / A. Gregg Roeber
  • The history of rights in early America / Gordon S. Wood
  • Rights consciousness in American history / Daniel T. Rodgers
  • The diversity of rights in contemporary ethical and political thought / Leif Wenar and Stephen Macedo
  • The politics of rights talk, then and now / Rogers M. Smith