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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
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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

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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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