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Ireland's evolving constitution, 1937-97: collected essays

Ireland's evolving constitution, 1937-97: collected essays

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Ireland (Eire) > Ireland (Eire) > Constitutional law > Recent history, since 1920

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Patrick M. Twomey, Tim Murphy
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Hart Pub. ; Evanston, Ill. : Distributed in the United States by Northwestern University Press, 1998
  • Publication Type (Medium): Aufsatzsammlung
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/ireland-s-evolving-constitution-1937-97-collected-essays/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Ireland's evolving constitution, 1937-97. Oxford: Hart Pub. ; Evanston, Ill.: Distributed in the United States by Northwestern University Press, 1998 (OCoLC)605369838 Online version: Ireland's evolving constitution, 1937-97. Oxford: Hart Pub. ; Evanston, Ill.: Distributed in the United States by Northwestern University Press, 1998 (OCoLC)609314750

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XIII, 346 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Ireland's evolving constitution, 1937-97: collected essays 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 Tim Murphy and Patrick Twomey.
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 1998
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDK1220
  • Dewey Code: 342.417029
  • ISBN: 1901362167 9781901362169 1901362175 9781901362176
  • OCLC: 39845935

Main Contents

Discovering a constitution, Garrett Barden; the 1937 constitution – some historical reflections, John A. Murphy; the Irish constitution in its historical context, Garret Fitzgerald; church and state in modern Ireland, Noel Browne; some reflections on the role of religion in the constitutional order, Gerry Whyte; education, the state and sectarian schools, Desmond M. Clarke; the family in the constitution – principle and practice, Frank Martin; the Irish constitution, international law and the Northern question – the need for radical thinking, Anthony Carty; judicial activism – too much of a good thing; David Gwynn Morgan; gendered citizenship in the Irish constitution, Dolores Dolley; to be an Irish man – constructions of masculinity within the constitution, Leo Flynn; equality guarantees in Irish constitutional law – the myth of constitutionalism and the “neutral state”, Siobhan Mullally; economic inequality and the constitution, Tim Murphy; the constitution and criminal justice, Paul O'Mahony; freedom of expression – talking about the troubles, Patrick Twomey; lawyers and unions – the right to freedom of association in the Irish constitution, Irene Lynch; information, justice and power, Brendan Ryan; bunreacht na hEireann and the Polish “April Constitution”, Bozena Cierlik; the constitution, the courts and the Irish language, Niamh Nic Shuibhne; this side of paradise – the constitution and the Irish language, Michael Cronin; national sovereignty in the European Union, Anthony Whelan; the reciprocal relationship between Irish constitutional law and the law of the European communities, Siofra O'Leary; politics beyond parties and the Irish constitution, Stephen Livingstone; evaluating constitutions – the Irish constitution and the limits of constitutionalism, Adrian Hunt.

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These essays offers insight into the changing role of the constitution in light of social and political change in Ireland over the past 60 years.

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