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Unlocking democracy: 20 years of Charter 88

Unlocking democracy: 20 years of Charter 88

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD3989

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Online version: Unlocking democracy. London: Politico's, 2008 (OCoLC)761168375

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XXVII, 340 pages : ILlustrations, portrait ; 22 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Unlocking democracy: 20 years of Charter 88 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Responsable Person: edited by Peter Facey, Bethan Rigby, Alexandra Runswick.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2008
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • General Notes: At foot of title: Unlock Democracy.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 321.80941
  • ISBN: 9781842752326 1842752324
  • OCLC: 280462025

Main Contents

Tilting at windmills: the first years of Charter 88 (Stuart Weir). The rise and fate of Charter 88 (Anthony Barnett). The first decade of Charter 88 (Trevor Smith). Power to the people (Helena Kennedy). Dissolution and reformation: from Charter 88 to Unlock Democracy (Alexandra Runswick). Devolution in Scotland and Wales: muddled thinking and unintended results (Alan Trench). Reforming the House of Lords (Bhikhu Parekh). Socio-economic rights and judges (Brice Dickson). It's time for a new politics (David Cameron MP and Nick Herbert MP). Deaths in custody: truth, justice and democratic accountability? (Deborah Coles and Helen Shaw). Why we need to overthrow the quango state (Douglas Carswell MP). Legal aid laid waste (Geoffrey Bindman). Constitutional change and the future of Britain (Gordon Brown MP). Electoral reform (Helen Margetts). The judges, the rule of law and the sovereignty of Parliament (John Jackson). Freedom of information (Katherine Gundersen). Is it possible to vote for human rights? (Louise Christian). Talking about a revolution (Nick Clegg MP). Privacy (Simon Davies). Democrats and optimists please come this way (Simon Hughes). Democracy meets diversity: an equality and human rights perspective (Trevor Phillips). Let the people decide (Zac Goldsmith). Conclusion: where do we go from here? (Peter Facey).

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