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" There is no difficulty in showing that the ideally best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested in the entire aggregate of the community ; every citizen not only having a voice in... "
A Short History of Anglo-Saxon Freedom: The Polity of the English-speaking ... - Page 2
by James Kendall Hosmer - 1890 - 420 pages
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The English Constitution: Myths and Realities

Ian Ward - History - 2004 - 213 pages
...Representative Government: the ideally best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested...personal discharge of some public function, local or general.108 103 W Godwin, Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, in M Philp (ed), Political and Philosophical...
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Considerations of a Representative Government 1861: EasyRead Comfort Edition

John Stuart Mill - Political Science - 2006 - 402 pages
...difficulty in showing that the ideally best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested...discharge of some public function, local or general. To test this proposition, it has to be examined in reference to the two branches into which, as pointed...
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Sovereignty: The Evolution of an Idea

Robert Jackson - Political Science - 2007 - 180 pages
...difficulty in showing that the ideally best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested...discharge of some public function, local or general. (Oakeshott 1939: 25) The rule of the people is a tricky proposition, as Mill's tentative wording implies....
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Political Theory and Political Thought

N. D. Arora, S. S. Awasthy - India - 2007 - 456 pages
...personality. To quote Mill, "...that the ideally best form of government is that in which sovereignty, or the supreme controlling power in the last resort,...government, by the personal discharge of some public functions, local or general.' The representative government is ideal because it rests on two principles....
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Sovereignty: The Evolution of an Idea

Robert Jackson - Political Science - 2007 - 180 pages
...central usage in the modern meaning of the term: That form of government in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested in the entire aggregate of the community.' In other words: popular sovereignty, as discussed in chapter 4. This brings us to the grammar of sovereignty....
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The Soaial and Political Doctrines of Contemporary Europe

...difficulty in showing that the ideally best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested...discharge of some public function, local or general. To test this proposition, it has to be examined in reference to the two branches into which the inquiry...
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The Eclectic Review

Thomas Price, William Hendry Stowell, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - Books - 1866
...difficulty in showing, that the " ideal best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, " or supreme controlling power, in the last resort, is vested in "the entire aggregate of the community." Now representative government affords the only practical means of carrying out this principle. An essential...
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