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The Limits of Sovereignty

Property Confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War

by Daniel W. Hamilton

  • 14 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Legal History,
  • History,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law and legislation,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Law / Legal History,
  • Enemy property,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Confiscations and contributions,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9824458M
    ISBN 100226314820
    ISBN 109780226314822

      Ever since Bodin and Hobbes, the concept of sovereignty has been a foundational, a worldview-conceiving political concept. What makes it thus, is its bonding capacity. 1 The concept creates an inside and an outside, it encompasses political ideas of order toward the inside (security, peace, hierarchy) and outside (equality of states, prohibition on intervention, etc.), it drafts assumptions Cited by: 1.   Sovereignty is not a total concept that has to be respected under any circumstances. If we are not discussing pathological cases such as internal insurgency that leads to the collapse of the sovereign state (Syria is a good example) or foreign con.

    The nature of goodness is an issue today in the writings of Iris Murdoch. The Sovereignty of Good includes three essays by her. In reading her essay, "The Sovereignty of Good over other concepts", I found her returning to the allegory of the cave and the metaphor of the Sun that I first read in Plato/5. The term "sovereignty" implies a similarity to the question of national sovereignty. While writer John Austin and others have looked to combine parliamentary and national sovereignty, this view is not universally held. Whichever term is used, it relates to the existence or non-existence of limits on parliament's power in its legislative role.

      Introduction Parliamentary Sovereignty is the principle that Parliament may make and unmake any laws and that Parliament may not be overruled by any person nor body under the law in the United Kingdom. This essay will look at what the legal limits are on Parliamentary Sovereignty, if there are any. The idea that Parliament is [ ]Author: Chris Brain. Although globalization, in many ways, has challenged state sovereignty, and its functionality has been called into question (cf. Mostov, ), today's unprecedented levels of displaced persons seem to have reinforced the belief in state sovereignty and state autonomy in the context of migration politics (cf. Geddes, ). Against the backdrop Author: Elin Palm.


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The Limits of Sovereignty by Daniel W. Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Limits of Sovereignty is an accessible and compact book that offers valuable insight into the Civil War era and will be appealing to anyone interested in the story of property under the Constitution.",Cited by: 8. The Limits of Sovereignty is an accessible and compact book that offers valuable insight into the Civil War era and will be appealing to anyone interested in the story of property under the Constitution.".

Society can only function to the extent that people have interests in common: the end goal of any state is the common good. Rousseau argues that the common good can only be achieved by heeding the general will as expressed by the sovereign.

The sovereign is inalienable: it cannot defer its power to. Ultimately, yes, there are limits on sovereignty: as far as other states are willing to grant it. If other states no longer respect another's sovereignty, it can disappear in whole or in part.

This usually results in some form of war. At present. In The Limits of Sovereignty, Daniel Hamilton uses the mostly ignored debates over confiscation to explore the tensions between individual property rights and community rights throughout the nineteenth century.

This is a wonderfully engaging and thoughtful book—one that I have learned much from.”—Alfred L. Brophy, University of Alabama Pages: Benjamin Constant. ON THE LIMITS OF POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY.

Benjamin Constant (—), a leading French liberal theorist, feared the danger posed to liberty by democratic revolutionaries like Robespierre and his fellow Jacobins, who would exercise unlimited authority to establish liberty.

Book Description. Indigeneity and Political Theory engages some of the profound challenges to. traditions of modern political theory that have been posed over the past two. decades. Karena Shaw is especially concerned with practices of sovereignty. as they are embedded in and shape Indigenous politics, and responses to.

Indigenous politics. The Limits of Neoliberalism book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sovereignty and the Logic of Competition” as Want to Read: So, if "it's easier to imagine the end of the world than to imagine the end of capitalism", how about analysing the limits of an ideology which many technocrats claim (like fish /5.

American Indian tribes have long been recognized as “domestic, dependent nations” in the United States with powers of self-government that operate within the tribes’ sovereign territories. Yet, over the years, Congress, and more recently, the US Supreme Court, has steadily eroded these tribal powers.

The erosion of tribal powers reflects the legacy of an imperialist impulse within the. Sovereignty is the full right and power of a governing body over itself, without any interference from outside sources or bodies. In political theory, sovereignty is a substantive term designating supreme legitimate authority over some polity.

In international law, sovereignty is the exercise of power by a state. De jure sovereignty refers to the legal right to do so; de facto sovereignty. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

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Get this from a library. The limits of sovereignty: property confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War. [Daniel W Hamilton] -- Americans take for granted that government does not have the right to permanently seize private property without just compensation.

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Free shipping for many products. Through its exploration of this little-studied consequence of the debates over confiscation during the Civil War, The Limits of Sovereignty will be essential to an understanding of the place of private property in American law and legal history.

Rousseau reiterates that all citizens are fundamentally equal, because “they all pledge themselves [to the sovereign] under the same conditions and must all enjoy the same rights.” Sovereignty, then, “is not a covenant between a superior and inferior,” but rather one “of the body with each of its members.” The sovereign power cannot exceed the limits of these covenants by violating.

Sequestration and confiscation present an opportunity to explore the way competing property ideologies were tested and utilized in the midst of the Civil War. In particular, the confiscation debates were a significant episode in a century-long shift in the conception of the Constitution from a near-perfect machine for the distribution of federal power toward its late nineteenth-century role as.

This book compares property confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy. It examines congressional debates, the social impact of confiscation legislation, and the interpretation of confiscation doctrine by the Supreme Court.

The Limits of Sovereignty. THE LIMITS OF SOVEREIGNTY, Daniel Hamilton, University of Chicago Press, Available Author: Daniel W.

Hamilton. From Digital Sovereignty to the Web of Nations. This blog posts follows up on Epistemology in the Cloud — on Fake News and Digital Sovereignty presented at The Web Conf in Lyon. Here we explore the institutional web: institutions such as schools, companies, local authorities, etc, form social networks and they live inside larger institutions known as nations.

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The Limits of the Sovereign Power 4. IF the State is a moral person whose life is in the union of its members, and if the most important of its cares is the care for its own preservation, it must have a universal and compelling force, in order to move and dispose each part as .Taras Fedirko finds this book offers poignant analysis, but is less clear as for why neoliberal thinking has managed to win its ground in the first place.

The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty and the Logic of Competition. William Davies. Sage. The Limits of Sovereignty. The book provides a historical context for understanding the rights and liberties associated with private ownership of property, including the many changed.