The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Paperback | July 22, 2004

EditorVernon Bogdanor

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This is the first scholarly survey of the British constitution in the twentieth century. Indeed, it fills a very real gap in the history of Britain during the last hundred years. 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.This major interpretation of the constitution will remain authoritative for many years.

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This is the first scholarly survey of the British constitution in the twentieth century. Indeed, it fills a very real gap in the history of Britain during the last hundred years. The book is a product of interdisciplinary collaboration by a distinguished group of constitutional lawyers, historians and political scientists, and draws wh...

Vernon Bogdanor is a Professor of Government, Brasenose College, University of Oxford; Fellow of the British Academy.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:812 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.81 inPublished:July 22, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197263194

ISBN - 13:9780197263198

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Table of Contents

1. Vernon Bogdanor: Introduction2. Geoffrey Marshall: The Constitution: Its Theory and Interpretation3. Rodney Brazier: The Monarchy4. Anthony Selden: Cabinet Government5. Paul Seaward and Paul Silk: The House of Commons6. Rhodri Walters: The House of Lords7. Vernon Bogdanor: The Civil Service8. Diana Woodhouse: Ministerial Responsibility9. Robert Stevens: Government and the Judiciary10. Jeffrey Jowell: Administrative Law11. David Feldman: Civil Liberties12. John Curtice: The Electoral System13. Martin Loughlin: The Demise of Local Government14. Clive Emsley: The Police15. Brigid Hadfield: The United Kingdom as a Territorial State16. Robert Holland: Britain, Commonwealth and the End of Empire17. Ian Loveland: Britain and Europe18. Vernon Bogdanor: Conclusion

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`Every chapter is richly informative'Ferdinand Mount, Times Literary Supplement 9/01/04