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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 ninth edition of this highly successful volume is published at a time of accelerated constitutional change. This collection of essays brings together fourteen expert contributors to offer an invaluable source of material and analysis for all students of constitutional law and politics. It clarifies the scope of the powers exercised by central, devolved and local governments within the UK, and the relationship between Britain, the EU and other regional and international legal systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198709824
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Jowell, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers and Professor Emeritus, University College London,Colm O'Cinneide, Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law, University College London

Table of Contents

Part I: The Constitutional Framework
1. The rule of law, Jeffrey Jowell
2. Parliamentary sovereignty in a changing constitutional landscape, Mark Elliott
3. Human rights and the UK constitution, Colm O'Cinneide
4. Brexit and the constitution, Paul Craig
5. The internationalization of public law and its impact on the UK, David Feldman
Part II: The Institutional Context
6. Parliament: the best of times, the worst of times?, Philip Norton
7. The executive in public law: old platitudes and new heresies, Thomas Poole
8. The foundations of justice, Andrew Le Sueur
9. Devolution - Northern Ireland, Brice Dickson
10. Devolution - Scotland, Aileen McHarg
11. Devolution - Wales, Richard Rawlings
Part III: New Directions?
12. Information: public access, protecting privacy, and surveillance, Patrick Birkinshaw
13. A federal UK?, John McEldowney
14. The relationship between Parliament, the Executive, and the Judiciary, Alison Young

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