The Changing Constitution

Paperback | July 22, 2015

EditorJeffrey Jowell, Dawn Oliver, Colm OCinneide

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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 eighth edition of this highly successful volume is published at a time of accelerated constitutional change. This collection of essays brings together fourteen expert contributors to offer an invaluable source of material and analysis for all students of constitutional law and politics. Itclarifies the scope of the powers exercised by central, developed and local governments within the UK, and the relationship between Britain, the EU and other regional and international legal systems. Online Resource Centre: This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes a "library" of web links, and a timeline of key dates in British legal and political history.

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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 eighth edition of this highly successful volume is published at a time of acc...

Jeffrey Jowell is Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Dawn Oliver is Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law at University College London. Colm O'Cinneide is Reader in Law at University College London.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.82 inPublished:July 22, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019870982X

ISBN - 13:9780198709824

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Constitutional Framework1. Jeffrey Jowell: The rule of law2. Mark Elliott: The principle of parliamentary sovereignty in legal, constitutional and political perspective3. Colm O'Cinneide: Human rights and the UK constitution4. Paul Craig: Britain in the European Union5. David Feldman: The internalization of public law and its impact on the UKPart II: The Institutional Context6. Philip Norton: Parliament: a new assertiveness?7. Richard Rawlings: A coalition government in Westminster8. Andrew Le Sueur: The foundations of justice9. Brice Dickson: Devolution10. Ian Leigh: The changing nature of the local statePart III: Regulation and the Constitution11. Dawn Oliver: Regulating politics in government12. Tony Posser: Regulation and legitimacy13. John McEldowney: Public expenditure and the control of public finance14. Patrick Birkinshaw: Regulating information

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Review from previous edition: "Since it's first publication in 1985, Jowell and Oliver has been widely regarded as an important supplement to recommended textbooks for constitutional law, addressing constitutional development and reform by distinguished academics. This new edition is arguablyno exception." --The Law Quarterly Review