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Constitutional futures revisited: Britain's Constitution to 2020

Constitutional futures revisited: Britain's Constitution to 2020

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Robert Hazell
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
  • Publication Type (Medium): Literaturbericht
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/constitutional-futures-revisited-britain-s-constitution-to-2020/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XIX, 332 pages : ILlustrations ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Constitutional futures revisited: Britain's Constitution to 2020 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 Robert Hazell.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 2008
  • Last edition Date: 2010
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 342.4102
  • ISBN: 9780230220744 0230220746
  • OCLC: 233697447

Main Contents

Introduction : forecasting constitutional futures
Scotland and Wales : the evolution of devolution
Tying the UK together? Intergovernmental relations and the financial constitution of the UK
Northern Ireland : polarisation or normalisation?
Answering the english question
The future of britishness
The judiciary
Whitehall
The future of the monarchy : the reign of King Charles III
The new human rights culture
Downward slope? FOI and access to government information
Watchdogs of the constitution
the biters bit?
Media pressures on politics
Majoritarianism under pressure : the electoral and party systems
Whither the parties?
Parliament : emasculated or emancipated?
Conclusion : where will the westminster model end up?

Summary Note

The UK is going through a period of unprecedented constitutional change. There is much unfinished business, and further changes still to come. Where are these changes taking us? In this book, leading political scientists and lawyers forecast the impact of these changes on the UK's key institutions and the constitution as a whole. '''

Table of Contents

Contents
List of Figures
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Notes on Contributors
1. Introduction. Forecasting Constitutional Futures
Part I: the Decentralised State
2. Scotland and Wales: The Evolution of Devolution
3. Tying the UK Together? Intergovernmental Relations and the Financial Constitution of the
UK
4. Northern Ireland: polarisation or normalisation?
5. Answering the English Question
6. The Future of Britishness
Part II: the Central State
7. The Judiciary
8. Whitehall
9. The Future of the Monarchy: The Reign of King Charles III
Part III: New Forms of Accountability
10.The new Human Rights Culture
11. Downward Slope? FOI and Access to Information
12. Watchdogs of the Constitution – the biters bit?
13. Media Pressures on Politics
Part IV: Representation
14. Majoritarianism under Pressure: the Electoral and Party Systems
15. Whither The Parties?
16. Parliament: Emancipated or Emasculated?
17. Conclusion
Tables of cases
Table of Legislation
Bibliography
Index

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