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The Constitution and United States’ Culture

Paul W. Kahn.

in The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Law and Society. 13714 words.

This chapter examines constitutional culture in the United States and argues that a popular culture of constitutionalism forms the basis of the care and trust that are necessary conditions...

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Education and the Constitution: Defining the Contours of Governance, Rights, and Citizenship

Elizabeth Beaumont.

in The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Law and Society. 11003 words.

This chapter examines educational concerns and controversies in the U.S. Constitution and how they have significantly shaped—and been shaped by—every era of constitutional development in...

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The Right to Bear Arms

Saul Cornell.

in The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; History of Law; Law and Society. 11346 words.

This chapter examines what the U.S. Constitution says about the right to bear arms. It begins with an overview of the changing meaning of the right to bear arms in American history, along...

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Social Movements and the Constitution

Mark Tushnet.

in The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Law and Society. 9494 words.

This chapter examines how social movements, as institutions of civil society, have affected the development and interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. It first provides an overview of...

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Socio-Economic Rights

D. M. Davis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Comparative Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Law and Society. 8816 words.

This article has two primary objectives: to interrogate objections to social and economic rights and, secondly, to examine the extent to which these objections have given rise to different...

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