Social Contract

ISBN-10: 0140442014
ISBN-13: 9780140442014
Edition: 2003
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Description: Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority over others, Rousseau argues instead for a pact, or 'social contract', that should exist between all the citizens of a state and that should be the source of sovereign power.

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Book details

List price: $10.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/30/1968
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242

Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority over others, Rousseau argues instead for a pact, or 'social contract', that should exist between all the citizens of a state and that should be the source of sovereign power.

Foreword
Subject of the First Book
The First Societies
The Right of the Strongest
Slavery
That We Must Always Go Back to a First Convention
The Social Contract
The Sovereign
The Civil State
Real Property
That Sovereignty Is Inalienable
That Sovereignty Is Indivisible
Whether the General Will Is Fallible
The Limits of the Sovereign Power
The Right of Life and Death
Law
The Legislator
The People
The People (cont.)
The People (cont.)
The Various Systems of Legislation
The Division of the Laws
Government in General
The Constituent Principle in the Various Forms of Government
The Division of Governments
Democracy
Aristocracy
Monarchy
Mixed Governments
That All Forms of Government Do Not Suit All Countries
The Marks of a Good Government
The Abuse of Government and Its Tendency to Degenerate
The Death of the Body Politic
How a Sovereign Authority Maintains Itself
How a Sovereign Authority Maintains Itself (cont.)
How a Sovereign Authority Maintains Itself (cont.)
Deputies or Representatives
That the Institution of Government Is Not a Contract
The Institution of Government
How to Check the Usurpations of Government
That the General Will Is Destructible
Voting
Elections
The Roman Comitia
The Tribunate
The Dictatorship
The Censorship
Civil Religion
Conclusion

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