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Judging democracy : the new politics of the High Court of Australia

Judging democracy : the new politics of the High Court of Australia

Author: Haig Patapan
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Reshaping Australian institutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The High Court is taking an increasingly important role in shaping the contours of democracy in Australia. In deciding fundamental democratic questions, does the Court pursue a consistent and overarching democratic vision? Or are its decisions essentially constrained by institutional and practical limitations? "Judging Democracy" addresses this question by examining the Court's recent decisions on human rights,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haig Patapan
ISBN: 0521773458 9780521773454 0521774284 9780521774284
OCLC Number: 44089205
Description: xi, 214 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The new politics of the High Court --
2. Politics of interpretation --
3. Politics of right --
4. Democracy and citizenship --
5. Native title and the High Court --
6. Separation of powers --
7. Judging democracy.
Series Title: Reshaping Australian institutions.
Responsibility: Haig Patapan.
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This book first published in 2000, is a major political and legal examination of the Australian High Court's new jurisprudence and its influence on democracy and the institutions of governance.  Read more...


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