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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Changing Constitution 8th ed isbn 9780198709824

The Changing Constitution 7th ed

Edited by: Jeffrey Jowell, Dawn Oliver

ISBN13: 9780199579051
New Edition ISBN: 9780198709824
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199205110
Published: July 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Since its first edition in 1985, The Changing Constitution has cemented its reputation for providing concise, scholarly and thought-provoking essays on the key issues surrounding the UK's constitutional development, and the current debates around reform.

The seventh edition of this highly successful volume is published at a time of accelerated constitutional change in the wake of the 2010 general election and the formation of a Conservative / Liberal Democrat coalition committed to political reforms - including fixed term parliaments, a referendum on electoral reform, reform of the House of Lords, improved freedom of information, and reform of the House of Commons.

This collection of essays provides thoroughly updated versions of previously-published chapters, plus an introductory overview of how the UK constitution is evolving and new chapters on the regulation of information and on the environment as a case study in regulation.

Professors Jowell and Oliver have brought together fifteen expert contributors to offer an invaluable source of material and analysis for all students of constitutional law and politics.

Constitutional and Administrative Law
I. The Constitutional Framework
1.: Jeffrey Jowell & Dawn Oliver: Introduction
2.: Jeffrey Jowell: The rule of law and its underlying values
3.: Anthony Bradley: The sovereignty of Parliament: form or substance?
4.: Lord Lester of Herne Hill: Human rights and the British constitution
5.: Paul Craig: Britain in the European Union
6.: David Feldman: The internationalisation of public law and its impact on the United Kingdom
II. The Institutional Context
7.: Dawn Oliver: Parliament
8.: Gavin Drewry: The executive: towards accountable government and effective governance
9.: Brigid Hadfield: Devolution
10.: Ian Leigh: Regional and local government in England and Wales
11.: Andrew Le Sueur: Courts, tribunals, ombudsmen, ADR: administrative justice, constitutionalism and informality
III. Regulation and the Constitution
12.: Tony Prosser: Regulation and legitimacy
13.: John McEldowney: Public finance and the control of public expenditure
14.: Patrick Birkinshaw: Regulating information
15.: Richard Macrory: Environmental regulation: a case study
16.: Patricia Leopold: Standards of conduct in public life;