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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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The Approach to Self-Government


ISBN13: 9780521241915
Published: June 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £30.99



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During his lifetime, Sir Ivor Jennings (1903–1965) was well known as the author of several standard books on constitutional law. He acted as constitutional adviser to the governments of Ceylon and Pakistan and was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ceylon. This 1956 book followed in the tradition of his earlier The British Constitution and is a clear statement by an expert with a characteristically practical point of view. It is principally concerned with a practical problem: what constitution shall be given to a new country about to govern itself for the first time? Published at a time when colonial empires were moving more or less peaceably towards self-government, it was based on a series of broadcast talks originally commissioned by the BBC in the belief that the experiences gained in Asia were in principle applicable to other countries approaching self-government.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
Preface
1. The problem
2. The people
3. The unit of government
4. Elections
5. Communalism in elections
6. A bill of rights
7. The legislature
8. Administration
9. Educational development
10. Executive government
11. The dilemma of representative government
12. The transition
Index.