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The Cambridge Companion to Public Law

Edited by: Mark Elliott, David Feldman

ISBN13: 9781107029750
Published: September 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £69.99
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The Cambridge Companion to Public Law examines key themes, debates and issues in contemporary public law.

The book identifies and draws out five key themes: the notions of government and the state; the place of the state and public law in the world at large; relationships between institutions and officials within the state; the legitimacy of institutions; and the identity and value of public law in relation to politics.

The book also presents a contemporary examination, taking account of the substantial changes witnessed in this area in recent decades and of the resulting need to reassess orthodox accounts of the subject.

Written by leading authorities drawn from across the common law world, their approach is rigorous, engaging and highly accessible. This Companion acts as both a thoughtful introduction and a collection that consciously moves the discipline forward.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Contents:
Introduction Mark Elliott and David Feldman
1. The distinctiveness of public law David Feldman
2. The politics of public law David Howarth
3. The rule of law in public law Jeremy Waldron
4. Legislative supremacy in a multidimensional constitution Mark Elliott
5. The politics of accountability Tony Wright
6. Rights and democracy in UK public law Aileen McHarg
7. Public law values in the common law Mark Aronson
8. Public law and public laws Paul Craig
9. Public law and privatisation Anne Davies
10. State architecture: subsidiarity, devolution, federalism and independence Christopher McCrudden
11. Soft law never dies Richard Rawlings
12. The impact of public law litigation Maurice Sunkin
13. Designing and operating constitutions in global context Cheryl Saunders.