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Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
Price: £90.00

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A Pattern of Government Growth, 1800-60 New ed

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ISBN13: 9780751201659
ISBN: 0751201650
Published: August 1993
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This study of the origins of governmental regulation examines the motives which led to the state intervening to protect North Atlantic migrants from terrible hardships and exploitation. Through an analysis of legislation, law and administrative practice, it show how the harsh facts of such a situation could force government towards the claims and control mechanisms characteristic of the modern state.

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Contents:
The problem; the first legislation, 1803-28; an anatomy of two acts, 1828-35; Lieutenant Low at Liverpool, 1833-40; the first plateau, 1840-45; catastrophe, 1845-7; reconstruction, 1847-51; the fifth reform, 1851-2; the moving frontier, 1852-56; the last scandals, 1853-54; the 1855 Act; the last phase, 1855-65; contexts.