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  • ISBN: 0140442014
  • ISBN: 9780140442014
  • Physical Description: print
    187 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Harmondsworth [London], Penguin, 1968.

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General Note: Translation of Du contrat social.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Presents the eighteenth century French philosopher's views on society and the relationship between the individual and the state.
Subject: Political science
Social contract

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The Social Contract
The Social Contract
by Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Cranston, Maurice (Translator)
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The Social Contract

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Forewordp. 11
Book I
ISubject of the First Bookp. 14
IIThe First Societiesp. 14
IIIThe Right of the Strongestp. 16
IVSlaveryp. 17
VThat We Must Always Go Back to a First Conventionp. 21
VIThe Social Contractp. 22
VIIThe Sovereignp. 24
VIIIThe Civil Statep. 26
IXReal Propertyp. 28
Book II
IThat Sovereignty Is Inalienablep. 31
IIThat Sovereignty Is Indivisiblep. 32
IIIWhether the General Will Is Falliblep. 34
IVThe Limits of the Sovereign Powerp. 36
VThe Right of Life and Deathp. 39
VILawp. 41
VIIThe Legislatorp. 44
VIIIThe Peoplep. 48
IXThe People (cont.)p. 50
XThe People (cont.)p. 52
XIThe Various Systems of Legislationp. 55
XIIThe Division of the Lawsp. 57
Book III
IGovernment in Generalp. 59
IIThe Constituent Principle in the Various Forms of Governmentp. 64
IIIThe Division of Governmentsp. 67
IVDemocracyp. 68
VAristocracyp. 70
VIMonarchyp. 73
VIIMixed Governmentsp. 78
VIIIThat All Forms of Government Do Not Suit All Countriesp. 79
IXThe Marks of a Good Governmentp. 84
XThe Abuse of Government and Its Tendency to Degeneratep. 85
XIThe Death of the Body Politicp. 88
XIIHow a Sovereign Authority Maintains Itselfp. 89
XIIIHow a Sovereign Authority Maintains Itself (cont.)p. 90
XIVHow a Sovereign Authority Maintains Itself (cont.)p. 92
XVDeputies or Representativesp. 93
XVIThat the Institution of Government Is Not a Contractp. 97
XVIIThe Institution of Governmentp. 98
XVIIIHow to Check the Usurpations of Governmentp. 99
Book IV
IThat the General Will Is Destructiblep. 103
IIVotingp. 105
IIIElectionsp. 108
IVThe Roman Comitiap. 110
VThe Tribunatep. 120
VIThe Dictatorshipp. 122
VIIThe Censorshipp. 125
VIIICivil Religionp. 126
IXConclusionp. 137
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