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Reason of State: Law, Prerogative and Empire


ISBN13: 9781107089891
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £69.99



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This historically embedded treatment of theoretical debates about prerogative and reason of state spans over four centuries of constitutional development.

The book synthesises a wealth of theoretical and empirical literature that allows a link to be made between the development of constitutional ideas and global realpolitik. It exposes the relationship between internal and external pressures and designs in the making of the modern constitutional polity and explores the relationship between law, politics and economics in a way that remains rare in constitutional scholarship.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History
Contents:
1. The safety of the people: from prerogative to reason of state
2. Prerogative in early modern state theory
3. Republican principles of state and empire
4. Jealousy of trade: reason of state and commercial empire
5. Reason of state in the first age of global imperialism
6. Reason of state and the legislating empire
7. War, law, and the modern state
8. Rights, risk, and reason of state.

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