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- ISBN: 9780199778942 | 0199778949
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/15/2011
InThe Idaho State Constitution,Donald Crowley and Florence A. Heffron provide a history of Idaho's constitution and a concise article-by-article analysis of the entire text. The authors recount the development of the constitution over the last century and explain how it has been shaped by concerns of powerful economic, social, and political forces. Since its drafting in 1889, the 109 amendments have democratized the political systems and given people the right to participate more actively in the state's governance.The Idaho State Constitutionreflects the renewed interest in state constitutions as a means of guiding important policy concerns and provides an essential reference guide for readers who seek a rich account of Idaho's constitutional evolution. The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United Statesis an important new series that reflects a renewed international interest in constitutional history and provides expert insight into each of the 50 state constitutions. Each volume in this innovative series contains a historical overview of the state's constitutional development, a section-by-section analysis of its current constitution, and a comprehensive guide to further research. Under the expert editorship of Professor G. Alan Tarr, Director of the Center on State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University, this series provides essential reference tools for understanding state constitutional law. Books in the series can be purchased individually or as part of a complete set, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents.