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The changing constitution

Author: Jeffrey Jowell; Dawn Oliver
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7. edView all editions and formats
Since its first edition in 1985, The Changing Constitution has cemented its reputation for providing concise, scholarly and thought-provoking essays on the key issues surrounding the UK's constitutional development, and the current debates around reform. The seventh edition of this highly successful volume is published at a time of accelerated constitutional change in the wake of the 2010 general election and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Jowell; Dawn Oliver
ISBN: 9780199579051 0199579059
OCLC Number: 770873692
Description: xxviii, 428 s. ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Constitutional Framework --
The rule of law and its underlying values / Jeffrey Jowell --
The sovereignty of Parliament : form or substance? / Anthony Bradley --
Human rights and the British constitution / AnthonyLester --
Britain in the European Union / Paul Craig --
The internationalisation of public law and its impact on the UK / David Feldman --
pt. II. The Institutional Context --
Reforming the United Kingdom parliament / Dawn Oliver --
The executive : towards accountable government and effective governance? / Gavin Drewry --
Devolution : a national conversation? / Brigid Hadfield --
The changing nature of local and regional democracy / Ian Leigh --
Administrative justice and the resolution of disputes / Andrew Le Sueur --
pt. III. Regulation and the Constitution --
Environmental regulation as an instrument of constitutional change / Richard Macrory --
Regulation and legitimacy / Tony Prosser --
Public expenditure and the control of public finance / John McEldowney --
Regulating information / Patrick Birkinshaw --
Standards of conduct in public life / Patricia Leopold.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey Jowell, Dawn Oliver


This collection of essays by leading experts in British constitutional law covers the main areas of recent reform and anticipates further developments. These are considered against a background of  Read more...


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The Changing Constitution has become firmly established as an invaluable guide to the current state of constitutional affairs in the United Kingdom. The Student Law Journal The Changing Constitution Read more...

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