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The executive and public law : power and accountability in comparative perspective

Author: P P Craig; Adam Tomkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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This book examines executive power in the United Kingdom from a British and from a distinctively Scottish perspective. There are chapters on the four common law jurisdictions of Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States and on the four civil law jurisdictions of France, Germany, Italy and Spain, and on the EU.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Executive and public law.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005023128
(OCoLC)61262375
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P P Craig; Adam Tomkins
OCLC Number: 648592489
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 355 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The struggle to delimit executive power in Britain / Adam Tomkins --
The ambivalence of executive power in Canada / Lorne Sossin --
Continuity and flexibility : executive power in Australia / Simon Evans --
New public management New Zealand style / Janet McLean --
Taming the most dangerous branch : the scope and accountability of executive power in the United States / Ernest A. Young --
The domesticated executive of Scotland / Chris Himsworth --
Executive power in France / Denis Baranger --
The growth of the Italian executive / Giacinto della Cananea --
The scope and accountability of executive power in Germany / Eberhard Schmidt-Assmann and Christoph Möllers --
The executive and the law in Spain / Daniel Sarmiento --
The locus and accountability of the executive in the European Union / Paul Craig.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Craig and Adam Tomkins.
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Talks about the definition of executive power and the ways in which it can be rendered accountable. This book explores the nature of executive power in different legal systems such as Britain,  Read more...

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