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The New Separation‐of‐Powers Approach to American Politics

Rui J. P. de Figueiredo, Tonja Jacobi and Barry R. Weingast

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548477
Published online September 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199548477.003.0011

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

 The New Separation‐of‐Powers Approach to American Politics

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This article aims to elaborate on the logic of the new separation-of-powers approach and draw its implications for American politics. The first three sections in the article discuss the new separation of powers as it applies to the bureaucracy, the courts, and the presidency. A survey of a series of works that emphasize the new separation-of-powers approach to American politics is provided in the article as well.

Keywords: separation-of-powers; implications; American politics; survey; bureaucracy; courts; presidency

Article.  10844 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; US Politics ; Political Institutions

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