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The Idea of Public Law

Martin LoughlinProfessor of Public Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

ISBN13: 9780199274727
ISBN: 019927472X
Published: August 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2003)
Price: £29.49
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780199267231

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This book offers an answer to the question: what is public law? It suggests that an adequate explanation can only be given once public law is recognized to be an autonomous discipline, with its own distinctive methods and tasks. Martin Loughlin defends this claim by identifying the conceptual foundations of the public law: governing, politics, representation, sovereignty, constituent power, and rights.

By explicating these basic elements of the subject, he seeks not only to lay bare its method but also to present a novel account of the idea of public law.

Constitutional and Administrative Law
1. Introduction
2. Governing
3. Politics
4. Representation
5. Sovereignty
6. Constituent Power
7. Rights
8. Method
9. The Pure Theory of Public Law