Dialectics of American constitutionalism

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Rostov State University of Economics “RINH”
Don State Technical University
Address: Russian Federation, Rostov on Don
Journal nameGosudarstvo i pravo
EditionIssue 4

The article examines the dialectic of constitutionalism of the United States of America. The evolution of American constitutional doctrines of the XIX – early XXI centuries is insufficiently covered in the works of Russian political scholars. The combination of elements of democracy and anti-democracy in US constitutionalism is in dialectical interaction and reflects the inconsistency of American civilization. There is currently a debate in American political and legal thought about the “basic values of America”, including issues of individual freedom and the provisions of the national Constitution.

Keywordsdemocracy, anti-democracy, American constitutionalism, dialectical interaction, political and legal thought
Publication date28.04.2023
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