Election Law and Democratic Theory.

By: Schultz, DavidMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandElection Law, Politics, and Theory: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014Description: 1 online resource (295 p.)ISBN: 9781472434975Subject(s): Democracy -- United States -- Philosophy | Election law -- United States | United States -- Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Election Law and Democratic TheoryDDC classification: 342.73/0701 | 342.7307 | 342.730701 LOC classification: KF4886 .S38 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why Theory?; 1 Theory: The Missing Piece in Election Law Scholarship and Adjudication; 2 Democratic Theory and American Politics; 3 Voting Rights; 4 Minority Rights and the Failure of Direct Democracy; 5 Representation and Reapportionment; 6 Political Parties; 7 Money, Politics, and Campaign Financing; Conclusion: Toward a Democratic Theory of Election Law; Index; Table of Cases
Summary: This book provides a full-length examination of the political theories and principles and democratic values underlying current election law debates and the regulation of political campaigns and participants in the United States. Topics covered range from campaign finance reform, voting rights, reapportionment and ballot access to the rights of political parties, the media and other players in the system. It challenges much of the current debate in election law and argues for more discussion and development of a democratic political theory to support and guide election law jurisprudence.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why Theory?; 1 Theory: The Missing Piece in Election Law Scholarship and Adjudication; 2 Democratic Theory and American Politics; 3 Voting Rights; 4 Minority Rights and the Failure of Direct Democracy; 5 Representation and Reapportionment; 6 Political Parties; 7 Money, Politics, and Campaign Financing; Conclusion: Toward a Democratic Theory of Election Law; Index; Table of Cases

This book provides a full-length examination of the political theories and principles and democratic values underlying current election law debates and the regulation of political campaigns and participants in the United States. Topics covered range from campaign finance reform, voting rights, reapportionment and ballot access to the rights of political parties, the media and other players in the system. It challenges much of the current debate in election law and argues for more discussion and development of a democratic political theory to support and guide election law jurisprudence.

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