CDN$ 29.43
  • List Price: CDN$ 40.00
  • You Save: CDN$ 10.57 (26%)
Save an extra CDN$ 9.31 (23%). Buy the Kindle Edition instead.
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 35.
Only 1 left in stock.
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
Nullification and Secessi... has been added to your Cart
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Nullification and Secession in Modern Constitutional Thought Paperback – Aug 10 2016

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
CDN$ 29.43
CDN$ 29.43

See more ▸ Deals on Books

click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product details

  • Paperback: 356 pages
  • Publisher: University Press of kansas (Aug. 8 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0700622993
  • ISBN-13: 978-0700622993
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3 x 22.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 612 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,602,836 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description


"This is a fascinating set of essays on the supposedly obsolete doctrine of nullification, and its political cousin, secession. Filled with historical and comparative insights, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in American federalism and federal systems generally."—Jack M. Balkin, Yale Law School^“Secession and nullification are ghosts that haunt us still. In this stimulating set of essays, constitutional experts examine just how far the states may go to resist federal law.” —Gerard Magliocca, author of American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment^"Sanford Levinson has assembled a probing set of contributions on a fascinating topic that is of immediate interest and has historical resonance. An outstanding group of scholars examines principled resistance to a constitutional order from many different angles, including useful comparative perspectives."—Stephen Griffin, author of Broken Trust: Dysfunctional Government and Constitutional Reform

About the Author

Sanford Levinson is W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law and professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of many books, including Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance.

No customer reviews

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 reviews
5.0 out of 5 starsSuperb, scholarly, and even-handed
September 23, 2017 - Published on
One person found this helpful.

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery & Returns

Need Help?