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The British constitution in the twentieth century

Author: Vernon Bogdanor; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Series: British Academy centenary monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book is a product of interdisciplinary collaboration by a distinguished group of constitutional lawyers, historians and political scientists, and draws where possible on primary sources. Its evaluation of the recent constitutional reforms will be of particular interest."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Constitution
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
British constitution in the twentieth century.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606987712
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon Bogdanor; British Academy.
ISBN: 0197262716 9780197262719
OCLC Number: 59357439
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: xvi, 795 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Vernon Bogdanor --
2. The Constitution: Its Theory and Interpretation / Geoffrey Marshall --
3. The Monarchy / Rodney Brazier --
4. The Cabinet System / Anthony Seldon --
5. The House of Commons / Paul Seaward and Paul Silk --
6. The House of Lords / Rhodri Walters --
7. The Civil Service / Vernon Bogdanor --
8. Ministerial Responsibility / Diana Woodhouse --
9. Government and the Judiciary / Robert Stevens --
10. Administrative Law / Jeffrey Jowell --
11. Civil Liberties / David Feldman --
12. The Electoral System / John Curtice --
13. The Demise of Local Government / Martin Loughlin --
14. The Police / Clive Emsley --
15. The United Kingdom as a Territorial State / Brigid Hadfield --
16. Britain, Commonwealth and the End of Empire / Robert Holland --
17. Britain and Europe / Ian Loveland --
18. Conclusion / Vernon Bogdanor --
App. 1. Twentieth-century Governments --
App. 2. Leaders of the Major Parties in the Twentieth Century --
App. 3. General Election Results in the Twentieth Century.
Series Title: British Academy centenary monographs.
Responsibility: edited by Vernon Bogdanor.
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