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Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Human Rights: A Critical Introduction 7th ed


ISBN13: 9780198709039
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199606405
Published: March 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £38.99



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The seventh edition of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights, continues to provide in-depth coverage of the core elements of a constitutional and administrative law syllabus. In addition, it explores the latest ongoing debates around potential constitutional reforms.

This engaging text provides a unique cross-disciplinary approach to the subject, with emphasis on material drawn from political theory, political science, and social history. The author's stimulating, narrative style encourages critical analysis, ensuring that the reader gains a fundamental appreciation of public law in its wider context.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
PART I: THEORETICAL PRINCIPLES
1. Defining the constitution?
2. Parliamentary sovereignty
3. The rule of law and the separation of powers
4. The Royal prerogative

PART II: THE INSTITUTIONS AND OPERATION OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
5. The House of Commons
6. The House of Lords
7. The electoral system
8. Parliamentary privilege
9. Constitutional conventions

PART III: THE GEOGRAPHICAL SEPARATION OF POWERS
10. Local government
11. The European Economic Community 1957 - 1986
12. The European Community after the Single European Act
13. The governance of Scotland and Wales

PART IV: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
14. Substantive grounds of judicial review
15. Procedural grounds of judicial review
16. Challenging governmental decisions
17. Locus Standi

PART V: HUMAN RIGHTS
18. Human Rights I: traditional perspectives
19. Human Rights II: emergent perspectives
20. Human Rights III: new substantive grounds of review
21. Human Rights IV: the Human Rights Act 1998
22. Human Rights V: the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998
23. Human Rights VI: governmental powers of arrest and detention
24. Conclusion