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The Resource Looking for rights in all the wrong places : why state constitutions contain America's positive rights, Emily Zackin

Looking for rights in all the wrong places : why state constitutions contain America's positive rights, Emily Zackin

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Looking for rights in all the wrong places : why state constitutions contain America's positive rights
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Looking for rights in all the wrong places
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why state constitutions contain America's positive rights
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Emily Zackin
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eng
Summary
Unlike many national constitutions, which contain explicit positive rights to such things as education, a living wage, and a healthful environment, the U.S. Bill of Rights appears to contain only a long list of prohibitions on government. American constitutional rights, we are often told, protect people only from an overbearing government, but give no explicit guarantees of governmental help. Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places argues that we have fundamentally misunderstood the American rights tradition. The United States actually has a long history of enshrining positive rig
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Princeton studies in American politics : historical, international, and comparative perspectives
Looking for rights in all the wrong places : why state constitutions contain America's positive rights, Emily Zackin
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Looking for rights in all the wrong places : why state constitutions contain America's positive rights, Emily Zackin
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt24hq93
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
Looking for rights in all the wrong places -- Of ski trails and state constitutions : silly details or serious principles? -- Defining positive rights -- Why write new rights? : understanding constitutional development apart from entrenchment -- Education : a long tradition of positive rights in America -- Workers' rights : constitutional protections where (and when) we would least expect them -- Environmental protection : positive constitutional rights in the late twentieth century
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9781400846276
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