Democratic rights : the substance of self-government /

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Main Author: Brettschneider, Corey Lang
Format: Book
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007
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Table of Contents:
  • The value theory of democracy
  • Introduction
  • Procedural democractic theories
  • Procedure-independent theories: epistemic and democratic
  • Conclusion
  • Paradigmatic democratic rights and citizens as addressees of law
  • Introduction
  • Citizens as authors and addressees: co-originality and citizens' status
  • Rule of law
  • Freedom of expression and conscience
  • Conclusion
  • Democratic contractualism: a framework for justifiable coercion
  • Introduction
  • A lexicon of citizenship
  • The principle of democracy's public reason
  • The inclusion principle
  • Conclusion
  • Public justification and the right to privacy
  • Introduction
  • Situating democratic privacy: a critique of liberal and republican accounts
  • Relevance and the boundaries of privacy
  • Privacy, equality, and democratically justifiable coercion
  • Conclusion
  • The rights of the punished
  • Introduction
  • The need for justification to criminals qua citizens: the problem with punishment as war
  • State punishment as an issue of political morality: punishing criminals qua persons versus criminals qua citizens
  • Democratic rights against punishment
  • Capital punishment
  • Conclusion
  • Private property and the right to welfare
  • Introduction
  • The right to private property and state coercion
  • Democratic contractualism and the right to private property
  • Democratic proposals for welfare rights
  • Objections
  • Conclusion
  • Judicial review: balancing democratic rights and procedures
  • Introduction
  • The limits of a pure outcomes-based theory
  • The failure of pure procedural theories
  • Impure procedural and outcomes-based theories
  • The flaws with formal democratic arguments and the need for examples in a theory of democracy
  • The objection from benevolent dictatorship
  • Conclusion : democratic rights and contemporary politics
  • Bibliography
  • Index