Colonial Constitutionalism: The Tyranny of United States' Offshore Territorial Policy and Relations

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Lexington Books, 2002 - 159 Seiten
Colonial Constitutionalism exposes one of the great failures of American democracy. It posits that the creation of a U.S. "empire" over the last century violated the basis of American constitutionalism through its failure to fully admit annexed offshore territories into the Union. The book's focused case studies analyze each of America's quasi-colonies, revealing how the perpetuation of a this "imperialist" strategy has rendered the inhabitants second class citizens. E. Robert Statham, Jr.'s work emphasizes the pressing need in the face of increasingly strident calls for sovereign independence from America's offshore territories for a modern American republic, fundamentally incompatible with imperialism and colonialism, to grant full U.S. statehood to its overseas possessions."

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Pragmatism
25
The Unincorporated Unorganized U S Territory
85
The ConfederalFederal U S Commonwealth of
103
Urheberrecht

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E. Robert Statham, Jr. is Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Guam.

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