TITLE

DE TOCQUEVILLE OR DISNEY? THE REHNQUIST COURT'S IDEA OF FEDERALISM

AUTHOR(S)
Fino, Susan P.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2003, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p765
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the Rehnquist Court's return to a constitutional federalism. Range of federalism ideas celebrated by Alexis de Tocqueville in his book "Democracy in America"; Consequence of an over-centralized mass democracy; State of the political parties during the nineteenth century; Evidence on the positive effects of competition between state and local governments; Discussion on political participation and the role of special interests in state politics.
ACCESSION #
10528524

 

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