The war prerogative : history, reform, and constitutional design

The war prerogative : history, reform, and constitutional design

The war prerogative : history, reform, and constitutional design

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Rosara Joseph
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
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Additional Format

Print version: Joseph, Rosara, 1982- War prerogative. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2013 (DLC) 2013937828 (OCoLC)864836533

Short Description

1 online resource (XIV, 242 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The war prerogative : history, reform, and constitutional design is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Rosara Joseph.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 17 editions
  • First edition Date: 2011
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • General Notes: Based on the author’s thesis (DPhil)–University of Oxford, 2011.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD5110
  • Dewey Code: 342.410412
  • ISBN: 9780191641275 0191641278 9780191748493 0191748498
  • OCLC: 865508404

Main Contents

Theoretical and political discourses : the war and foreign policy powers
The war prerogative in practice
Judicial treatment of the war prerogative
Institutional mechanisms

Summary Note

The war prerogative is the power of the Crown, exercised by the government, to declare war and deploy armed forces overseas. This book traces the theory and practice of the war prerogative in England from 1600 to the modern day and considers potential reform of the constitutional arrangements for its exercise.

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