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Happy and glorious: the constitution in transition

Happy and glorious: the constitution in transition

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Francis Arthur Cockfield Cockfield, Deryck Beyleveld, Norman Lewis, Cosmo Graham
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Milton Keynes [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1990
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Studies in law and politics.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/happy-and-glorious-the-constitution-in-transition/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Happy and glorious. Milton Keynes [England] ; Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1990 (OCoLC)555250218

Short Description

VIII, 64 pages ; 22 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Happy and glorious: the constitution in transition 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 Norman Lewis, Cosmo Graham, and Deryck Beyleveld ; with contributions from Lord Cockfield [and others].
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 1990
  • Last edition Date: 1990
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 342.7302
  • ISBN: 0335094872 9780335094875
  • OCLC: 22422527

Main Contents

The constitution in transition : the balance of power : Brussels and Westminster / Lord Cockfield
Comment / Douglas Wass
Public administrators and constitutional reform / David Falcon
Parliamentary accountability and government control of information / Maurice Frankel
The sovereignty of parliament and the Scottish question / Bernard Crick.

Summary Note

An edited collection of essays which focus on current constitutional issues. The contributors argue that the constitution is in a process of change which should be accepted, but moulded to the British democratic tradition which emphasizes the rule of law. '''

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