Overview:Constitutional Coup: Privatization?s Threat to the American Republic - Americans have a love-hate relationship with government. Rejecting bureaucracy--but not the goods and services the welfare state provides--Americans have demanded that government be made to run like a business. Hence today's privatization revolution.But as Jon D. Michaels shows, separating the state from its public servants, practices, and institutions does violence to our Constitution, and threatens the health and stability of the Republic. Constitutional Coup puts forward a legal theory that explains the modern welfare state as a worthy successor to the framers' three-branch government.What legitimates the welfare state is its recommitment to a rivalrous system of separation of powers, in which political agency heads, career civil servants, and the public writ large reprise and restage the same battles long fought among Congress, the president, and the courts. Privatization now proclaims itself as another worthy successor, this time to an administrative state that Americans have grown weary of. Yet it is a constitutional usurper. Privatization dismantles those commitments to separating and checking state power by sidelining rivalrous civil servants and public participants.Constitutional Coup cements the constitutionality of the administrative state, recognizing civil servants and public participants as necessary--rather than disposable--components. Casting privatization as an existential constitutional threat, it underscores how the fusion of politics and profits commercializes government--and consolidates state power in ways both the framers and administrative lawyers endeavored to disaggregate. It urges--and sketches the outlines of--a twenty-first-century bureaucratic renaissance.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603734678-9780674737730. It was written by the following authors: Jon D. Michaels, Edith Van Dyne. Book Constitutional Coup: Privatization?s Threat to the American Republic, which can be read online, published by the company: Bottom of the Hill Publishing, Harvard University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Beliefs, Teenage, Law, Children's, Finance, Business, Spirituality. The book was published on 2017-10-27. It has 320 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 616 g. File for download Constitutional Coup: Privatization?s Threat to the American Republic has PDF format and is called constitutional-coup-privatizations-threat-to-the-american-republic.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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