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1688-1988: time for a new constitution

1688-1988: time for a new constitution

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Richard Holme, Michael Elliott
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1988
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/1688-1988-time-for-a-new-constitution/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: 1688-1988. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988 (OCoLC)579644990

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[224] pages ; 22 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, 1688-1988: time for a new constitution is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: edited by Richard Holme and Michael Elliott.
  • Publication Date: 1988
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1988
  • Last edition Date: 1990
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 344.1023
  • ISBN: 0333467019 9780333467015 0333467027 9780333467022
  • OCLC: 18326632

Main Contents

Time and chance – a constitutional retrospective, M.Brock; constitutionalism and the new politics, M.Elliot; change in local government, N.Deakin; sovereignty, centralism and devolution, B.Crick; Britain and Europe – the myth of sovereignty, V.Bogdanor; Bill of Rights and law reform, Lord Scarman; citizenship and the modern social conflict, R.Dahrendorf; parties, parliament and PR, R.Holme; official secrecy and freedom of information, J.Cornford; making government responsible to parliament, J.Grigg; Whitehall and the Civil Service, W.Plowden.

Summary Note

A group of essays, many given at the annual Scarman seminar run by the Constitutional Reform Centre in 1987-88, and now published to coincide with the tercentenary of the Glorious Revolution and the Bill of Rights, re-examining the principles and practice of the constitution since 1688. '''

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